[SOLVED]NWN On Linux/General Troubleshooting

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[SOLVED]NWN On Linux/General Troubleshooting

Postby ananmad on Wed May 23, 2012 8:45 pm

So recently I installed the Game Neverwinter Nights using the instructions here:

http://social.bioware.com/forum/1/topic ... ex/4643217

It works for the most part.
What happens is that I start up the game (in a root terminal), and everything is great [what I mean is, the sound is fine, the graphics are just fine - nothing out of the ordinary]. Until I try to play the campaign, at which point the game immediately closes out with no error messages or anything.

My question is (before I go and post on their forums), where exactly do I start in finding out what exactly the problem is? I guess what I'm saying is, if you were a guru at LMDE, where would you start on your search for finding out what's going on?

Why would an application (run by ./(application)) suddenly quit out? Is there some type of log attached to this?
Sorry for such a general question, no, I don't necessarily want help on the game itself, more on 'what would you do if this happened to you'.
Thank you for your time.

Thanks to another Linux user on another forum, he informed me that the place you would look is:


I know enough about Linux now to know how to open these.
What you have to do is get in your terminal, and make your way to the var/logs folder.
Then you:
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sudo gedit dmesg/syslog

There you go: the general places to find out where general errors occur.
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