google-chrome --version Google Chrome 27.0.1453.93
How To Enable WebGL In Chrome On Ubuntu ?
For WebGL to work in Google Chrome (and Chromium), Here are the steps to enable WebGL in Google Chrome.
Step 1: Open Google Chrome
Step 2: Type
chrome://flags in the address bar
Step 3: Press
Ctrl + f and type ”
Rendering list “, “Override software rendering list”
should come up, Now click on Enable and restart the browser.
Step 4: Completely kill Chrome: Type
killall chrome into a console.
Step 5: Go to
chrome://settings and enable
Use hardware acceleration when available. By default it is off since version 43.
Step 6: Start Chrome
Maybe too old your video driver or not installed properly.
I had same problem too, but this solution fixed my problem without overrides!
To add PPA for Ubuntu 14.04 / 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10
Ubuntu 14.04 / 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10 users, Run the following command in the terminal and type the password for the user when prompted. Others use the Ubuntu-X PPA.
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
To add PPA for Ubuntu 12.04 / 11.10 / 11.04 / 10.04
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates
After adding the PPA, update your system repository.
sudo apt-get update
Now install the NVIDIA GeForce graphics driver 304.108 in your system, as you install other packages by using apt-get.
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings
Above command will install the driver.
I had the issue that WebGL was reported as unavailable after switching from the proprietary Nvidia to the nouveau drivers, a change which does not seem to have been picked up in the chromium GPU config of my profile. The fix is running
chromium-browser --single-process once to reset the GPU configuration.