qiv quits with Gdk-ERROR on FreeBSD 6.3

Randy Pratt bsd-unix at embarqmail.com
Thu Jan 24 17:37:01 PST 2008

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 23:38:59 +0100
Boris Hollas <boris.hollas at gmx.de> wrote:

> I invoked qiv (quick image viewer) on an image file and got the following message:
> Gdk-ERROR **: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
>   serial 115 error_code 8 request_code 2 minor_code 0
> I installed qiv-2.0_2 from package on FreeBSD 6.3.
> On 6.1, I've used qiv without any problems.

I got the same thing when using that version of qiv.  Try setting
your environment with: 


See the Handbook section on "Shells" if you need some hints on
setting the environment with your particular shell:


I switched to using a qiv development version (2.1) and this problem 
doesn't seem to exist there.



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