g++ compiler and debugger

Asked by Glenn G. Cook

I need to know how to find out what version g++ compiler is in ubuntu 11.10 and does ubuntu 11.10 have a debugger built in and what is its version number, also what is the debuggers name that is to say how do I run it.
                                                                                                              Thank You,
                                                                                                                 Glenn G. Cook

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Best Ubfan (ubfan1) said :

You can find the version by running g++ --version
There are any number of command line debuggers, probably gdb is present. I like to install the graphical debugger package ddd which gives you things like mouse-over pop-up values on variables, etc.

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Glenn G. Cook (ggcook1) said :

           Thank you Ubfan, you nailed it.