ctres at grics.net
Mon Nov 3 18:53:53 UTC 2014
On Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:55:29 +0200
Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> wrote:
> Which logs did you check?
I'm not finding the log viewer I'm familiar with from previous Ubuntu
versions and searching "logs" only show System Logs.
> dmesg is copied to /var/log/kern.log.
> If gnome-terminal segfaulted, you should see something there, like
> kernel: [39907.055358] gedit: segfault at 0 ip
> (null) sp 00007fff2773f088 error 14 in gedit[400000+2000]
/var/log/kernel.log.1 shows no mention of gedit but shouldn't I be
looking for nautilus instead?
> If it closed because of an X protocol error, perhaps you can find
> something relevant in ~/.cache/upstart/*.log
Had a look but nothing stands out.
> Enable apport in /etc/default/apport, reproduce the crash, look at the
> apport error, look at the stack trace. Install apport-retrace: this
> will add an extra button to Apport's dialog that will let you run gdb
> with debug symbols on the core file of the crash.
I've just re-booted, the screen showed and option to try and Fix an
error or Skip it by pressing either F or S.
I pressed F and the terminal seems to be working normally.
> Do any other applications crash randomly?
No other apps have crashed.
> Marius Gedminas
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