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#376 Demz

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 09:45

does feel good in Linux, specially Wayland oriented Distro's 




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Posted 14 November 2013 - 13:40

does feel good in Linux, specially Wayland oriented Distro's 

off topic but i haven't messed with any linux distros in awhile. how many and which ones have switched over to wayland? good to see wayland finally coming into use



#378 Demz

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 23:09

off topic but i haven't messed with any linux distros in awhile. how many and which ones have switched over to wayland? good to see wayland finally coming into use

i dunno the exact amount of Distro's using it or will be but Fedora have packaged it for  years.  but the only Distro not using it at all an that's Ubuntu . . 



#379 Zlip792

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Posted 22 November 2013 - 13:50

Pretty stupid thing to do but well, Google Chrome again changed its New Tab Page with stupid Instant based although it was previously possible to disable it using flags but it seems they default enabled it.

 

Also to use direct write in Chrome:

1. Go to about:flags and search for LCD Text Anti-Aliasing and enable it.

2. then open Chrome shortcut present on your desktop and in Target add --direct-write in the end.

 

 

--direct-write



#380 ViperAFK

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 00:59

The smooth scrolling for the windows version is finally starting to not suck. In chrome 32/33 smooth scrolling finally works with middle click universal scroll. Still doesn't work at all with threaded compositing enabled though :/



#381 Zlip792

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 13:46

Smooth scrolling in Chrome is gradually improving and its already better than Firefox for me, although IE11 is on par with every browser in scrolling right now.

 

Now bad news for users...

Chrome 33 will contain new tab page with big Google search bar and logo in it. Instant API one and you can't disable it.

KRo8c1P.png

 

Next thing is bug currently in Chromium, it send mouse events without any reason... Result is that if you open Facebook Image Viewer, its hover action activation state start flickering even if you move your mouse and some button and clicks does not get register like on Logitech support, you can't select stuff in OS 32-bit etc. Also Gmail tabs does not getting switch on clicks... Although its bleeding edge and this can happen, so don't worry. Just reminding beforehand though....



#382 ]SK[

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 14:15

I tried to click one of your commonly used tabs. It is my homepage too though I guess!



#383 ViperAFK

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 15:06

Smooth scrolling in Chrome is gradually improving and its already better than Firefox for me, although IE11 is on par with every browser in scrolling right now.

 

Now bad news for users...

Chrome 33 will contain new tab page with big Google search bar and logo in it. Instant API one and you can't disable it.

KRo8c1P.png

 

Next thing is bug currently in Chromium, it send mouse events without any reason... Result is that if you open Facebook Image Viewer, its hover action activation state start flickering even if you move your mouse and some button and clicks does not get register like on Logitech support, you can't select stuff in OS 32-bit etc. Also Gmail tabs does not getting switch on clicks... Although its bleeding edge and this can happen, so don't worry. Just reminding beforehand though....

Its not as good as firefox's yet sadly :(

 

The new middle click smooth scroll is perfect, even smoother than firefox's and works on all pages. But smooth-scrolling using the mouse wheel is still b0rked. With threaded compositing enabled it doesn't smooth scroll at all with the mouse wheel on most web pages (regresses to scrolling in 'steps'), with threaded compositing disabled it does on most pages (but still not all), and with threaded compositing disabled there's a super annoying bug where pages will randomly turn white until you resize the chrome window.

 

Firefox's smooth scrolling works consistently on every page and without weird bugs like that, so I won't consider chrome's as good until it reaches this parity. But at least they are finally making progress on smooth scroll [on windows], its taken wayyy too long.



#384 Zlip792

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 15:16

Its not as good as firefox's yet sadly :(

 

The new middle click smooth scroll is perfect, even smoother than firefox's and works on all pages. But smooth-scrolling using the mouse wheel is still b0rked. With threaded compositing enabled it doesn't smooth scroll at all with the mouse wheel on most web pages, with threaded compositing disabled it does on most pages (but still not all), and with threaded compositing disabled there's a super annoying bug where pages will randomly turn white until you resize the chrome window.

 

Firefox's smooth scrolling works consistently on every page and without weird bugs like that, so I won't consider chrome's as good until it reaches this parity. But at least they are finally making progress on smooth scroll [on windows], its taken wayyy too long.

 

 

I don't know why I am having different smooth scrolling behavior with Firefox then you because for me Firefox smooth scrolling is jerky and not smooth at all with middle button as well (could Logitech driver might be messing up). Although I am on Nightly, hopeful tomorrow's Nightly will add off the main thread compositing which will relax main thread little bit so scrolling might improve little.

Overall Chrome is doing good job with its Blink engine but to be honest now Chromium starts getting more buggier then it was in Webkit API era. Don't know why.



#385 .stan

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 15:36

Smooth scrolling in Chrome is gradually improving and its already better than Firefox for me, although IE11 is on par with every browser in scrolling right now.

 

Now bad news for users...

Chrome 33 will contain new tab page with big Google search bar and logo in it. Instant API one and you can't disable it.

KRo8c1P.png

 

Next thing is bug currently in Chromium, it send mouse events without any reason... Result is that if you open Facebook Image Viewer, its hover action activation state start flickering even if you move your mouse and some button and clicks does not get register like on Logitech support, you can't select stuff in OS 32-bit etc. Also Gmail tabs does not getting switch on clicks... Although its bleeding edge and this can happen, so don't worry. Just reminding beforehand though....

You'll get used to the new layout. It's not that bad actually. 



#386 .stan

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 15:37

I don't know why I am having different smooth scrolling behavior with Firefox then you because for me Firefox smooth scrolling is jerky and not smooth at all with middle button as well (could Logitech driver might be messing up). Although I am on Nightly, hopeful tomorrow's Nightly will add off the main thread compositing which will relax main thread little bit so scrolling might improve little.

Overall Chrome is doing good job with its Blink engine but to be honest now Chromium starts getting more buggier then it was in Webkit API era. Don't know why.

That's only because of Aura. The really rushed the landing of it and now have to work out all the kinks. I kinda hope they disable it for 32 Release or there will be many tears on teh interwebs.



#387 dysgenics

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 20:14

did they disable aura on chromium 33 for windows?



#388 Zlip792

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 21:53

That's only because of Aura. The really rushed the landing of it and now have to work out all the kinks. I kinda hope they disable it for 32 Release or there will be many tears on teh interwebs.

 

No, I think it is because of their newly DOM prototype chains related change + Web Animation backend for CSS3 Transitions and Animations + Default W3C Touch event thingy... LOL!!!

 

did they disable aura on chromium 33 for windows?

 

Nope.



#389 Zlip792

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Posted 05 December 2013 - 15:39

Next thing is bug currently in Chromium, it send mouse events without any reason... Result is that if you open Facebook Image Viewer, its hover action activation state start flickering even if you move your mouse and some button and clicks does not get register like on Logitech support, you can't select stuff in OS 32-bit etc. Also Gmail tabs does not getting switch on clicks... Although its bleeding edge and this can happen, so don't worry. Just reminding beforehand though....

 

At last with Version 33.0.1730.0 (238958), this particular bug is now fixed....



#390 Zlip792

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 07:21

 

 

Add DirectWrite flag and plumb it through to Blink

Add an "enable-direct-write" flag and plumb it through to
WebRuntimeFeatures on the Blink side.

 

Review URL: https://codereview.c...um.org/66333016

Bug: https://code.google....detail?id=25541

 

Not to mention, Background Downloader, improved Bookmark functionality and new Translator UI.





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