I'm a stranger here :)

Actually, I have used Ubuntu as a main OS with my notebook about for a year.

And Chrome has been a my primary web browser. You know, chrome was the best browser for me 2 weeks ago.

Suddenly Chrome's web page loading speed was low and I tried to find that reason many times but failed to do it.

Even though, with more and more googling, I can't take care of it. I removed chrome and re-install it over and over again, that didn't work at all.

Anyway I got to know existence of Chromium that is open source version of Chrome and I installed it. Wow, Chromium works!!!!

Yeah, about a week, Chromium was good for me. But finally, the same situation I mentioned above was brougt about for me.

As a last action to be taken, I use chrome in my virtual machine installed windows 7. You know, in my guest Os ( win 7) chrome works well. How could it be?

That's all I tried to tell you guys. Anyone can help me?

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    How is your general download speed in other browsers or with tools like wget? Feb 25 '15 at 13:20
  • @David Foerster I can't tell what you told with accurate numeric value. But the important thing is another browers, like firefox,Opera etc, are showing more slow download speed than chrome is. I don't know why this issue occurs, but I think it depends on own user's computing envrionment.That's all.
    – NoFence
    Feb 26 '15 at 6:19
  • Please run wget -O /dev/null http://cachefly.cachefly.net/10mb.test and see if the reported data rate meets your expectation. If it's not underwhelming, we can go on and try to find out what makes your web browsers slow. Feb 26 '15 at 11:43
  • @DavidFoerster I tested it. But I have a question. Does wget affects browsers with its task? For more detail, if wget is downloading test contents, Does it give its performance effect to browsers? I think wget only does its task within OS boundary. What do you think of it?
    – NoFence
    Feb 27 '15 at 2:37
  • I'm not sure what you mean. wget is an HTTP client like a web browser, but it cannot display web pages (or anything other content for that matter). As such, it provides a simple and robust way do test internet connection speed. I thought that was, what your issue, but reading your question again, your issue might have been with page rendering speed, not download speed. Please clarify. Feb 27 '15 at 11:36

Try to disable GPU acceleration on settings board.

To fix it:
go to settings.
search for "acceleration" on the search box.
clear the check box on the "Use hardware acceleration when available."
restart it.

It is bug in chromium.
you can see here.

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    Wow,thanx for your help indeed :) as you mentioned above, I did that so and chrome works well !!!!! appreciate it again. Have a nice one :-)
    – NoFence
    Feb 10 '15 at 16:45
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    @James The way to say thankyou here is by upvoting and accepting the answer. See the top arrow on the left top side and the check mark, please click on those.
    – Parto
    Feb 10 '15 at 17:22

Try to Update The Packages using these commands in terminal (Alt+ctrl+T) ...

sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf

sudo apt-get update

  • What will doing this accomplish really?
    – Parto
    Feb 10 '15 at 17:22

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