[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#793748: chromium: brings up a window with existing background, unable to run

Arthur Marsh arthur.marsh at internode.on.net
Sun Aug 9 20:17:19 UTC 2015

Michael Gilbert wrote on 10/08/15 05:37:
> control: tag -1 moreinfo, unreproducible
> control: severity -1 minor
>> I had accidentally tried to run chromium as root, and had trouble killing all
>> the associated processes.
>> Attempting to re-run chromium as a user, even after moving aside
>> .config/chromium and .cache/chromium resulted in the same behaviour
> Maybe you still have some leftover files in /root that are getting used?
> Best wishes,
> Mike

The problem actually appeared to be OpenGL failing on my graphics card.

After I removed the card and went back to on-board graphics, the problem 
went away.

Is there a command line option in chromium to disable opengl acceleration?

Thanks for your help and please close the bug report.


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