[lxc-users] HOWTO: How to run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop

T.C 吳天健 tcwu2005 at gmail.com
Thu May 4 07:56:11 UTC 2017

Per my previous mail mentioned 'chrome working but not gain 3d acceleration'
was documented and shared as

The report is mixed with some Chinese but I believe reader can understand
by it's English paragraph, experiment number and figures.


2017-05-04 15:42 GMT+08:00 T.C 吳天健 <tcwu2005 at gmail.com>:

> Simos , this is a excellent article.
> I would like to give my 10 cents to make it better.
> When I was using lxc-1.0 I found that when /dev/dri/ is not correctly
> configured you might see chrome working but not fully gain gpu acceleration
> (i.e. 3d).  Chrome is smart and it will falls to software rendering in this
> case and you might not notice it.  To debug you can open chrome://gpu/ in
> chrome to see details.  When gpu correctly configured you will see string
> like " WebGL: Hardware accelerated".
> TC Wu
> 2017-05-04 13:06 GMT+08:00 Xavier Gendre <gendre.reivax at gmail.com>:
>> Hi,
>> > I completed the tutorial on how to run graphics-accelerated GUI apps
>> > in (local) LXD containers,
>> > https://blog.simos.info/how-to-run-graphics-accelerated-gui-
>> apps-in-lxd-containers-on-your-ubuntu-desktop/
>> >
>> > Compared to the previous post, this one has sound and also shows how
>> > to create a shortcut so that the GUI app can run in a single click,
>> > from the Launcher.
>> Thanks Simos for your work!
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