Re: [OxLUG] Chrome Installation

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Author: oxlug
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To: Oxfordshire Linux User Group Discussion List
Subject: Re: [OxLUG] Chrome Installation
Thanks Phil for your quick reply.

Permission is as follows :-

% l /dev/dri/card0
crw-rw---- 1 root video 226, 0 Dec 3 18:27 /dev/dri/card0

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13. Dec 2017 14:54 by :


> On 13/12/17 14:28, > > wrote:
>
>>   (9) This produced the following error messages :-
>>
>>      libGL error: failed to open drm device: Permission denied
>> libGL error: failed to load driver: nouveau
>> ATTENTION: default value of option force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment.
>> [32145:32145:1211/192714.812289:ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(351)] InitializeSandbox() called with multiple threads in process gpu-process.
>>
>>      Can anyone please explain what these errors mean and how can they be resolved ?
>>
>>      Chrome runs to some extent but I would like to clear up the above errors.
>
> It means Chrome doesn't have access to /dev/dri/ so it can’t use your GPU. Usually your user needs to be in the video group to r/w to the GPU device, but that depends on your system. Have a look at the permissions on /dev/dri/card0.
>
> Phil