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I've just installed gnome3 on openSUSE 11.4 following these instructions but when from kdm I try to load gnome3, it just shows me a page saying that it cannot load and it doesn't give me any further information about what is the problem. Where should I look for log file that stores error messages?

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Depending on how far you get into the gnome load sequence, you can also find useful information in $HOME/.xsession-errors

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there is no such file. –  sazary Jul 22 '11 at 17:50

Try /var/log/X.*. There are usually several logs to do with X there, one for the login manager and one for each session started up as well as the previous session.

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there is no X.* file, but i found what i was looking for in /var/log/messages file. thanx ;-) –  sazary Jul 22 '11 at 17:47

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