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  • A system call tracer for Linux (1)
  • A useful diagnositic, instructional, and debugging tool (2)
  • A useful diagnostic, instructional, and debugging tool (1)
  • A utility to trace the system calls of a program (1)
  • System call tracer (1)
  • System call tracer for Linux (1)
  • System call tracing utility (like trace, truss, etc) (2)
  • Trace system calls (1)
  • Tracks and displays system calls associated with a running process (5)
  • strace is a diagnostic, debugging and instructional userspace utility for Linux. It is used to monitor and tamper with interactions between processes and the Linux kernel, which include system calls, signal deliveries, and changes of process state. The operation of strace is made possible by the kernel feature known as ptrace. (1)