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Fedora Core Dumps

Core dump files are basically a snapshot of the memory being used by an application at the time the crash occurred. On Fedora, core dumps are not enabled by default. To enable core dumps: $ ulimit -c unlimited To check if core dumps are enabled, examine output of the command ulimit -c. It should be unlimited. $ ulimit -c unlimited To make the change permanent for everybody, as root edit the file /etc/security/limits.conf and add the following line: * soft core unlimited The asterisk (*) indicates that this applies for all users. This is generally a bad idea as you