This is an entry I found in the approximate time of the failure:
Originally Posted by Frogs Hair
pfeiffep@pfeiffep-HPE-580t:/var/log$ head apport.log
ERROR: apport (pid 2731) Thu Feb 28 07:19:36 2013: called for pid 2671, signal 5, core limit 0
ERROR: apport (pid 2731) Thu Feb 28 07:19:36 2013: executable: /usr/lib/indicator-applet/indicator-applet-complete (command line "/usr/lib/indicator-applet/indicator-applet-complete")
ERROR: apport (pid 2731) Thu Feb 28 07:19:36 2013: debug: session gdbus call: (true,)
ERROR: apport (pid 2731) Thu Feb 28 07:19:37 2013: wrote report /var/crash/_usr_lib_indicator-applet_indicator-applet-complete.1000.crash
ERROR: apport (pid 2573) Thu Feb 28 15:14:14 2013: called for pid 2478, signal 5, core limit 0Note the huge jump in time!
the syslog and syslog.1 didn't seem to have a time stamp appropriate to the situation. the kernel log had 0 length. Perhaps you might be so kind to direct me to the name of the log that possibly has pertinent info...