[wingide-users] problem starting wing IDE remotely

Martijn Pieters mj at zopatista.com
Mon Dec 3 06:19:42 MST 2007

On 3. des.. 2007, at 08.24, Russ Paielli wrote:
> I just started using a trial version of the Wing IDE. I like it, and  
> I will definitely get a regular license if I can use it effectively  
> from home, logged into my workstation at work.
> It seems to work fine on my Dell Linux workstation (Red Hat) at  
> work. But when I try to start it remotely on the Dell using my  
> MacBook Pro (Intel) at home, I get this:
> BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)
> (I would copy and paste the entire message, but the Mac doesn't seem  
> to let me do that.)
> Both of my computers are only a few months old. I am using ssh with  
> X forwarding over Comcast cable, and I have been working remotely  
> using X over ssh for years with no problem, nor am I having any  
> problem with any other X application at this time.

I have no idea what the problem could be, but do know that the X  
server that comes with Leopard is quite different from the one that  
you got with Tiger.  Leopard's X is now based on Xorg 7.2, a great  
improvement, but the transition is quite painful at the moment.

For background information and troubleshooting info see:


Martijn Pieters

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