[Users] Strange Claws Mail 3.8.0 window closing, under Kubuntu 12-04

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Thu May 10 07:57:28 CEST 2012

On Wed, 9 May 2012 21:44:04 +0200
Laurent Bloch <lb at laurentbloch.org> wrote: 

> Since I upgraded Kubuntu to 12-04, the Claws Mail (3.8.0) window
> closes every time I send a message (or I close a message composition
> window) with the following message :
> The program 'claws-mail' received an X Window System error.
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> The error was 'BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)'.
>   (Details: serial 148517 error_code 3 request_code 155 minor_code
> 3) (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.)
> Any hint? Cheers.

This has been mentioned several times. The bug is in the oxygen-gtk
theme not in Claws. You need to use a different theme. (In kde system
settings this is under GTK+ Appearance, Widget Style.)

with regards


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