With Fuchsia DevTools, you can:
- View CPU and memory usage on your device.
- Focus on relevant log messages with keyword filtering and scoping logs by process, severity, or time frame
- Observe package updates on your device as you rebuild and restart components
- Monitor a component by watching for changes in its Inspect tree
Follow these instructions to install and start Fuchsia DevTools.
Before you start Fuchsia DevTools
Fuchsia DevTools is a Flutter Desktop application that runs on macOS and Linux.
Make sure you have a package server running by following the instructions to set up Fuchsia for in-tree development.
Start Fuchsia DevTools
In a new terminal, start Fuchsia DevTools from your
If this is your first time running Fuchsia DevTools, you will be prompted to run the following command in a terminal window before proceeding:
jiri init -fetch-optional=fuchsia_devtools && jiri fetch-packages --local-manifest=true
After running the command, start Fuchsia DevTools again:
If you don't want to update your Fuchsia directory with
jiri update, or if you
want to run the very latest version of Fuchsia DevTools, use the following
command in a terminal window:
fx fdt latest
Targeting a specific Fuchsia instance
If you have one device or emulator running, it's generally not necessary to
specify the name or address of the Fuchsia device or the emulator you want to
run Fuchsia DevTools against. However, if Fuchsia DevTools can't find your
target, you can set the
$FDT_DEVICE environment variable to your desired
device name or address.
Example of an IPV4 address:
FDT_DEVICE="192.168.1.2" fx fdt
Example of an IPV6 address with an SSH port:
FDT_DEVICE="[2001:db8::10]:8022" fx fdt
Example of a device name:
FDT_DEVICE="step-atom-yard-juicy" fx fdt
Use Fuchsia DevTools
You can use Fuchsia DevTools to do the following: