christoffer Mar 31 @ 4:23am
X Error of failed request: BadWindow
Hello,

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 and the steam client works. The games have worked before but then I upgraded a few days ago after having not used steam for a long time.

Now I get the following error when launching a game

X Error of failed request: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)
Major opcode of failed request: 15 (X_QueryTree)
Resource id in failed request: 0x400002
Serial number of failed request: 46
Current serial number in output stream: 46
Game removed: AppID 107200 "Space Pirates and Zombies", ProcID 2023


xserver version

xserver-xorg 1:7.6+12ubuntu

I have installed nvidia-304 to make use of the nvidia GPU in the laptop.

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT218M [GeForce G210M] (rev ff)

Steam is run with "optirun steam".

Is this a known error? Any workarounds?

I know some of the games work, like Thomas Was Alone since it can without the steam client.






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dimgel Jun 9 @ 2:47pm 
Same here, cannot play any linux games for months now, created bugreport on github but no response: https://github.com/ValveSoftware/portal2/issues/219 (title is different but segfault occurs after BadWindow).
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