Graphic buffers blinking in Chromium while I type (after updating)

I didn’t find anything relevant, although the advice of setting this

Vulcain: enabled

has a bit improved the worst part where large areas where blinking/swaping in/out on the page, like when one messes with the css ,and move the cursor around with effects.

What’s left:

While typing in a text area in Chrome, the characters are :

  1. Displayed for a few tenth of second
  2. Seemingly erased but actually still there, it’s like the widget got back in time for a full second or 1,5s
  3. Then they get displayed again for good.

So when typing countinuously (without looking at the screen because it’s so disturbing, so just writing xxxxxxxxx one x at a time), the cursor is moving back and forth , back an forth. 2 forward for one backward.

Also when I select and delete a word, highlight might not be shown but it’s effective, and the delete has also the jump back in time.

I’m thinking of an issue with the rendering buffern not sync properly or a similar glitch. So tiring.

For time it happens. I was up-to-date of the packages two days ago (March 26th)

Thanks for any help!

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It’s getting worse on some sites while browsing… :fearful:

I’ve update to the last packages, no more to install.

Still the crazy behavior while typing (described above).
And for the rest: rectangle zone in the browser window disappearing , like a crazy css.

Also, at Chrome startup, it initializes first an inner zone, rectangle, without the border (30px less maybe) and without the tool bars / tabs,…, then the reste appears. Not too bad, I wouldn’t mind but it shows that it’s not a site issue.

The typing issue make it barely usable (even here).

I’ll go back to more research on internet. I can’t possibly be alone with the issue.

EDIT: deleting the “GPUcache” folders didn’t help.

Have you tried running in x11 not wayland to test at login screen?

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Oh! It works fine with X11!

Thank you so much! :pray:

I didn’t know Wayland was still in experimental stage… It’s strange I switched to it unknowingly. Maybe I didn’t pay attention and accepted to be a guinea pig :sweat_smile:

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