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VMWare places it's own video driver into Ubuntu - the ATI driver that you added will not help. In the VMWare menu for settings on your virtual machine, there should be a display option under the hardware tab, and in the display settings an 'Accelerate 3D graphics' checkbox.
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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