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    Question whats this error mean

    Hi anyone know why when I open quake 3 it says this
    Code:
    X Error of failed request: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)
      Major opcode of failed request: 137
      Minor opcode of failed request: 4
      Serial number of failed request: 49
    from this
    Code:
    puff3r@linux-lc2e:~/Desktop> quake3
    Q3 1.31 linux-i386 Dec 17 2001
    ----- FS_Startup -----
    Current search path:
    /home/puff3r/.q3a/baseq3
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak7.pk3 (4 files)
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak6.pk3 (64 files)
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak5.pk3 (7 files)
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak4.pk3 (272 files)
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak3.pk3 (4 files)
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak2.pk3 (148 files)
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak1.pk3 (26 files)
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak0.pk3 (3539 files)
    /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3
    ./quake3.x86/baseq3
    
    ----------------------
    4064 files in pk3 files
    execing default.cfg
    execing q3config.cfg
    execing autoexec.cfg
    Hunk_Clear: reset the hunk ok
    Joystick is not active.
    ----- Client Initialization -----
    ----- Initializing Renderer ----
    -------------------------------
    ----- Client Initialization Complete -----
    ----- R_Init -----
    ...loading libGL.so: Initializing OpenGL display
    ...setting mode 4: 800 600
    Using XFree86-VidModeExtension Version 2.2
    XF86DGA Mouse (Version 2.0) initialized
    XFree86-VidModeExtension Activated at 800x600
    Using 4/4/4 Color bits, 24 depth, 8 stencil display.
    X Error of failed request: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)
      Major opcode of failed request: 137
      Minor opcode of failed request: 4
      Serial number of failed request: 49
    GL_RENDERER: (null)
    ----- CL_Shutdown -----
    RE_Shutdown( 1 )
    -----------------------
    ----- CL_Shutdown -----
    -----------------------
    Sys_Error: Q_strncpyz: NULL src
    Thanks for any help

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    Default Re: whats this error mean

    You could try manual editing of the .config file which should be somwhere inside here: /home/'user'/.qt3. Try to change the resolution to 1024x768 for a start.

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