Bug#686118: gdm3: error when failing to start is not too helpfull

Folkert van Heusden folkert at vanheusden.com
Wed Aug 29 15:02:29 UTC 2012

>> Currently when I start gdm3 it gives me the following error:
>>       Starting GNOME Display Manager: gdm3 failed!
>> (using /etc/init.d/gdm3 start).
>> This is not very helpfull. It should give some hints where to look to see what is failing.
> This is pretty much standard behavior. You might want to look at logs in
> order to find out what went wrong.

Ok, but what logs?
gdm? xorg?
It might be standard behaviour, but it is not helping the user
determine what is wrong.


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