When watching Netflix in Ubuntu 17.10, Wayland, Firefox or Chrome and AMD Radeon R9 Nano, there is a lot of tearing. When using X.Org instead of Wayland everything works fine. I'm using graphics drivers from PPA ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers. Is there a way to get Wayland working without tearing?

  • Is hardware acceleration enabled in Chrome? – dobey Nov 12 '17 at 16:04
  • @dobey I have tested both enabled and disabled, no difference. – SurvivalMachine Nov 12 '17 at 16:06
  • Sounds likely to be a bug in the Wayland stack then. – dobey Nov 12 '17 at 16:07

I solved the problem by forcing acceleration to true in about:config:


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