[ubuntu-uk] Chrome flickering in Ubuntu 10.04

Kris Douglas krisdouglas at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 10:41:17 UTC 2012

On 8 August 2012 08:48, Byte Soup <bytesoup at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Alan,
> Im running 10.04 on a Dell E6400, and using 18.0.1025.151 (Developer Build
> 130497 Linux) Ubuntu 10.04. I dont seem to have the flickering problem but
> Ive only seen problems on Ebay. I used quite a variety of sites and ebay is
> the only one. I have contacted ebay support but suspect they'll just say the
> usual "linux isnt a supported OS"
> I like you used firefox and completed my listing ok. The problem seemed to
> be around some of the javascript elements on the page (im guessing thats
> what they are im not a web developer). The category listing shows but you
> cant select it and the same for payment methods. General ebay browsing works
> ok.
> Did you install Chromium from the general Ubuntu software center?
> -Mark
> On 18 July 2012 17:34, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> The last couple of updates to Chrome on my Ubuntu 10.04 have
>> been well nigh unusable. If I move the mouse over the screen the
>> whole thing starts flickering and redrawing itself. The latest
>> release (Version 20.0.1132.57) is a lot better and I'm now
>> only having problems with eBay. In particular if I scroll the
>> page all the graphics go berserk and it continues to do this
>> even after I move the mouse out of the window.
>> Has anyone else experienced this? And does anyone have a cure?
>> Firefox and Opera work OK but I really prefer Chrome...
>> --
>> Alan G
>> Author of the Learn to Program web site
>> http://www.alan-g.me.uk/

Sort of OT, but eBay are working on fixing the problems with the
listing system for Google Chrome/Chromium as users experience it on
Windows too.

Kris Douglas MBCS

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