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Am getting an error message when trying to reinstall TextWrangler from the App Store. The message given is An unknown error occurred. This is not terribly helpful. Where can I look to get more information about this error? Does the App Store application have a log file?

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Yes it does. You can view it in Applications > Utilties > Console.

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Thats a convenient tool. However I am not seeing any error messages related to the AppStore under "All Messages". Where should I look for AppStore errors? –  Freiheit Sep 11 '12 at 16:48
    
All errors are supposed to go there. I mean ALL errors. You should find the error in All Messages. Perhaps it’s under a different process name. –  duci9y Sep 11 '12 at 17:05
    
install.log seems to have some chatter from AppStore, but it does not show the errors. –  Freiheit Sep 11 '12 at 19:04
    
There are many processes associated with App Store. Check accountsd, securityd, storeagent and of course, App Store. –  duci9y Sep 12 '12 at 8:46
    
Accepted. This didn't show logs for my specific problem, but it was clearly the right place to start triaging and looking for error messages. –  Freiheit Sep 12 '12 at 15:16
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You have to enable dubugging first before logs show up in the console.

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-57538104-263/make-use-of-the-mac-app-store-debug-menu/

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