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I had the exact same issue except that I run VirtualBox 4.3.12r93733 on a Windows 7 host, not OSX. After trying many different things without success, I had a look at the linked VirtualBox bug report which claimed "fixed as of 27 May 2014 in VirtualBox 4.3.x and later releases". The very last comment (as of today) has a link to a recent CD image for the ...


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I try this as a answer even if the question actually gave the answer to me. I had problems setting up the environment variable - because it actually went away as soon as i closed the console. It worked when I started Firefox on the same console I used the export command but nothing else. I tried setting it in bash and zsh. Then I found a solution and now ...


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Edit the file ~/.vmware/preferences and look for a line that starts with mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers This should be changed to mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = TRUE


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A while back, Spotify enabled hardware acceleration by default in the desktop client. On certain systems (not only Linux), incompatibility with the graphics drivers causes some content to fail to render. The suggested solution is to disable hardware acceleration in the clients' Preferences (Edit > Preferences): Applying this change requires a restart of ...


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It might be because you don't have VDPAU (Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix) libraries installed. Try running the following command sudo apt-get install vdpau-va-driver libvdpau1 libvdpau-va-gl1 libva-glx1 and then restarting chrome completely (all its windows).


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Try LIBGL_DRI3_DISABLE=1 google-chrome --ignore-gpu-blacklist if you end up here looking for a solution on a version affected by a LibGL DRI bug on Linux.


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If you haven't enabled 3D acceleration with VirtualBox settings themselves, use this. Go to the settings of the VirtualBox that Ubuntu is running in, click Video, and click enable 3d acceleration.



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