Chromium-custom title bar corrupt after maximize&restore

Bug #1309076 reported by Islam on 2014-04-17
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This bug affects 19 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Chromium Browser
Unknown
Unknown
chromium-browser (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

If the window is maximized, try to restore it and the window title bar, address bar or toolbar will not be rendered correctly also try hovering over them which show the issue.
Also tested while extensions are disabled.

You can see that problem in the attached screenshot.

Version 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972)
Ubuntu 14.04

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: chromium-browser 34.0.1847.116-0ubuntu2 [modified: usr/bin/chromium-browser]
Uname: Linux 3.14.0-eudyptula-10313-g39aaf74-dirty x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Thu Apr 17 17:31:21 2014
Desktop-Session:
 DESKTOP_SESSION = ubuntu
 XDG_CONFIG_DIRS = /etc/xdg/xdg-ubuntu:/usr/share/upstart/xdg:/etc/xdg
 XDG_DATA_DIRS = /usr/share/ubuntu:/usr/share/gnome:/usr/local/share/:/usr/share/
DetectedPlugins:

Env:
 MOZ_PLUGIN_PATH = None
 LD_LIBRARY_PATH = None
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-03-24 (24 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64+mac (20131016.1)
SourcePackage: chromium-browser
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-03-29 (19 days ago)
chromium-default: CHROMIUM_FLAGS=""
gconf-keys: /desktop/gnome/applications/browser/exec = b'/usr/bin/chromium-browser\n'/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/https/command = b'/usr/bin/chromium-browser %s\n'/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/https/enabled = b'true\n'/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http/command = b'/usr/bin/chromium-browser %s\n'/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http/enabled = b'true\n'/desktop/gnome/session/required_components/windowmanager = b''/apps/metacity/general/compositing_manager = b''/desktop/gnome/interface/icon_theme = b'gnome\n'/desktop/gnome/interface/gtk_theme = b'Clearlooks\n'
modified.conffile..etc.default.chromium.browser: [deleted]

Islam (islam) wrote :
tags: added: aura
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in chromium-browser (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Chad Miller (cmiller) on 2014-04-18
summary: - Window rendering problem
+ Chromium-custom title bar corrupt after maximize&restore
Ian S. McBride (ian.s.mcb) wrote :

Running chromium from the command line with the following argument fixes the problem for me.

--ui-disable-partial-swap

I heard about this fix from the following website:
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=328163

For Intel graphics drivers, disabling SNA rendering and using UXA acceleration instead fixes the issue as well.

Theor (theor) wrote :

Disabling the SNA acceleration will solve the issue at a significant performance cost, though:
http://cynic.cc/blog/posts/sna_acceleration_vs_uxa/
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=intel_glamor_first&num=2

For an immediate permanent fix, best is to add the --ui-disable-partial-swap argument to the "Exec=" commands of /usr/share/applications/chromium-browser.desktop

Changed in chromium-browser (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

@islam: is this bug still affecting you with recent releases of chromium-browser on ubuntu?

According to https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=339493 this was fixed upstream a while back.

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