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$ /usr/bin/qiv .
Gdk-ERROR **: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
serial 113 error_code 8 request_code 2 minor_code 0
$ XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 /usr/bin/qiv .

The above error is probably related to the Composite extension which is enabled by default in Edgy.

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