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I'm facing an issue which I have attached in the image below.

On the left is a screenshot taken on my laptop screen and on the right is a screenshot taken on the external monitor. I'm getting this issue after a software update. (using sudo apt-get upgrade), the same issue is there for another colleague who's using a laptop of the same model.

While my laptop is running Ubuntu 16.04, the other laptop is running Ubuntu 18.04.

Following, are the details of the laptop:

  • Model: Asus Vivobook X542UAR.
  • Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620.

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It is a known bug in chrome that occurs on images with partial transparency when the host OS met some specific conditions:

  • Host use Software rasterization (so Linux, or a blacklisted GPU)
  • Host use a color profile that doesn't fully enclose sRGB. Most profiles are sRGB, and most non-sRGB profiles are strictly larger than sRGB.

Potential work-around:

  • Go to chrome://flags#force-color-profile, and set it to sRGB.

OR

  • Go to chrome://settings/?search=Use%20hardware%20acceleration%20when%20available, and and disable Use hardware acceleration when available.

This bug will be fixed on chromium 70.

Link to chromium bug

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Turns out it's something to do with how GPU handles the chrome graphics. Issue resolved after turning off Hardware acceleration on chrome settings.

Go to chrome://settings and disable Use hardware acceleration when available

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