Linux users facing issues with Chromium-based browsers (2 workarounds)


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Jan 8, 2011
Several users have said that their Chromium-based browsers are not rendering pages on some Linux distros. The issue seems to have surfaced after a recent update for Linux's LLVM libraries, specifically libllvm 15 (1:15.0.7-0ubuntu0.22.04.2).

I came across the issue on Vivaldi's subreddit and the company's own community forums, but the issue is not exclusive to the browser. Users on the Linux Mint forums and the distro's reddit, have reported that this bug also affects Google Chrome and Brave as well. The problem is also present on Ubuntu.
Don't worry, there are a couple of workarounds that you can try to solve the issue. Both of these workarounds could have a performance impact on your browsing experience.
  • The first thing is to disable hardware acceleration in the web browser's settings, which seems to fix the rendering problem. You may also want to try adding the following parameter to the browser's shortcut: --use-gl=desktop
  • There is another fix, which is a more effective solution, and that is to delete the web browser's GPUcache folder. (Continue reading at Source)
Read more: How to fix blank page issue in Vivaldi, Brave and Chrome in Linux Mint - gHacks Tech News

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