Google Chrome on Ubuntu – Fix some GPU problem

Running Google Chrome on Ubuntu may have some problem with GPU-acceleration, especially when you are using a NVIDIA GPU.

Some problems I have so far:

  • CheckerImaging: Disabled
  • Native GpuMemoryBuffers: Software only. Hardware acceleration disabled
  • Rasterization: Software only. Hardware acceleration disabled

How to know gpu status? type chrome://gpu on address bar

This is not major problem, but when watching Video or using full-screen application you may see screen tearing or slow render pages.

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