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Re: SSH X11 Forwarded OOo refuses to start

On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 10:18:37AM +0100, Matthew T. Atkinson wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been having this issue for some time.  Sometimes when I start
> programs on my PPC box, forwarding them to my desktop they refuse to
> start with errors like the following.  Usually restarting them makes
> them work (e.g. Firefox, Evolution).  However, when I start OOo,
> it /always/ does this:

I think you are hitting bug #265653


> The program 'soffice.bin' received an X Window System error.
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> The error was 'BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)'.
>   (Details: serial 83 error_code 1 request_code 128 minor_code 1)
>   (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
>    that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
>    To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
>    option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
>    backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error()
> function.)
> I was told a while back to look at my ForwardX11Trusted setting.  I set
> this to ``no'' (against the Debian default of ``yes'').  OOo then works,
> but uses a default GTK renderer and is only just about readable.
> Evolution does the same but always comes out with a strange green hue on
> the toolbars and text and is completely unreadable.
> Does anyone else have these issues?  Is it possible to get the programs
> to load /and/ use my normal GTK theme (I use bluecurve on the desktop
> and PPC box, with larger than normal font sizes.  When ForwardX11Trusted
> is set to ``yes'', Evolution and Firefox match perfectly with the rest
> of my desktop).
> Thanks in advance for any advice you may have,
> -- 
> Matthew T. Atkinson <matthew@agrip.org.uk>
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