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A browser-based frontend to gdb (gnu debugger)

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gdbgui is a browser-based frontend to gdb, the gnu debugger. You can add breakpoints, view stack traces, and more in C, C++, Go, and Rust!

It's perfect for beginners and experts. Simply run gdbgui from the terminal to start the gdbgui server, and a new tab will open in your browser.

Sound Good? Get started with installation.


"Definitely worth checking out."

Jason Turner, host of C++ weekly on YouTube

"Seriously, great front-end to gdb for those of us who are not always using a full IDE. Great project."

—Jefferson on Twitter

"Where were you all my life? And why did I use DDD?"

Mario Zechner, author, game engine developer on Twitter

gdbgui is used by thousands of developers around the world including engineers at Google and college computer science course instructions. It even made its way into the Rust programming language's source code and appeared on episode 110 of C++ Weekly.


gdbgui's license is GNU GPLv3. To summarize it, you

  • can use it for free at work or for personal use
  • can modify its source code
  • must disclose your source code if you redistribute any part of gdbgui


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