So here's my thoughts about this. Do you think it will ever happen one day that we will see Pepperflash make it's way out of Google Chrome and replace the old Adobe Flash 184.108.40.2067 plugin that hasn't been updated for Ubuntu in a long time now or will we all be old and gray before that happens?
ja1217 wrote:I think I have been experiencing the same issue as everyone else here. Occasionally Xorg will crash when closing a flash page. As some of you mentioned, I think it has to do with hardware acceleration of flash. You can disable hardware acceleration of flash without disabling hw accell for everything else. Just open up a youtube video (or any flash video), right
good call progandy. Ive had success in the past toggling hardware acceleration with flash.... you can right click on a video and toggle 'enable hardware acceleration' also graphics drivers can come into play... flash has always been troublesome to some degree but there are alternatives.
I'm posting this for future reference to others with similar issues since there is only fragmented info out there on how to solve this.Here is what worked for me to correct the distortion in flash where audio works fine, but graphics are smaller than normal and predominately pinkish-purple and green in color.First, a screenshot of how it appears (I had already turned off hardware acceleration
I have been running this for awhile and so far so good.
Simply in address bar type about:flags
Set to enable hardware acceleration
I pasted what appears in the browser window at top.
Experiments Reset all to default
Override software rendering list Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Overrides the built-in software rendering list and enables GPU-acceleration on unsupported system c
Adobe Flash Player 11 has been released and is for downloads. Flash Player 11 take this even further by introducing Stage 3D, a new architecture for hardware accelerated graphics rendering that delivers 1000x faster rendering performance over Flash Player 10. It enables new classes of console-quality games and immersive apps, such as Tanki Online and Zombie Tycoon.
What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video in Chrome?
At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd statistics tell me that decoding is done by software (yet rendering is accelerated).
I got not open source (additional) drivers for mobile ATI HD 7340.