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    Default Firefox freezes display

    Since the update to Firefox 57 it randomly freezes the display, when I scroll down a long page or watch some video.

    The display is stuck and displays what it was displaying before, but nothing happens, and I have to reboot the system to fix it. The console ttys still work. In a video the sound still works, and i can stop/continue that.


    Code:
    $ sudo lspci -v
    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
            Subsystem: Dell Latitude E6410
            Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 25
            Memory at f0000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M]
            Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
            I/O ports at 70b0 [size=8]
            [virtual] Expansion ROM at 000c0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
            Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
            Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2
            Capabilities: [a4] PCI Advanced Features
            Kernel driver in use: i915
            Kernel modules: i915

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    Default Re: Firefox freezes display

    if you are using plasma 5 you can try switching to uxa acceleration
    https://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-d...st/000088.html
    or simply disable hardware acceleration in Firefox
    the hamburger bar -> Options under Performance uncheck use reccomended performance settings then uncheck use hardware acceleration restart Firefox

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    Default Re: Firefox freezes display

    Quote Originally Posted by I_A View Post
    if you are using plasma 5 you can try switching to uxa acceleration
    https://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-d...st/000088.html
    thx, it seems that option has fixed it.

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