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Old 08-12-2009, 06:59 AM   #1
capeschools
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openSUSE 11 fails to launch programs


Sorry if wrong forum...wasn't sure as it is software.

Recently installed openSUSE 11 on a server without problems and have been using it without problems. Recently though (last couple of days) software seems to be failing to launch.

I can open YAST and the terminal and file manager etc...but third party software such as Firefox and MYSQL Administrator simply 'bounces' and then disappears.

Is there anywhere I should be looking for logs etc to see whats going on as basically at the moment its kind of a useless box if I cannot get into anything.
 
Old 08-12-2009, 08:54 AM   #2
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To get further information, try opening one of the problematic programs, like firefox, in the terminal, and then post the reading from the terminal.
 
  


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