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Updated: 28 May 2009
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abrt - an automated bug-reporting tool  


abrt [ -d ]  


abrt is a daemon that watches for application crashes. When a crash occurs, it collects the crash data (core file, application's command line etc.) and takes action according to the type of application that crashed and according to the configuration in the abrt.conf config file. There are plugins for various actions: for example to report the crash to Bugzilla, to mail the report, or to transfer the report via FTP or SCP. See the manual pages for the respective plugins.  



This option causes abrt to print more debugging information when the daemon is started.



When you use some other crash-catching tool, specific for an application or an application type (for example BugBuddy for GNOME applications), crashes of this type will be handled by that tool and not by abrt. If you want abrt to handle these crashes, turn off the higher-level crash-catching tool.  


abrt.conf(5), abrt-plugins(7)  


Written by Zdeněk Přikryl <zprikryl@redhat.com> and Jiří Moskovčák <jmoskovc@redhat.com>. Manual page written by Daniel Novotný <dnovotny@redhat.com>.