Mozilla Firefox devotee, but, the time came and went (months ago) when I decided that the value of using Chrome exceeded anything that Firefox could muster.
Today, I share with you some of the things which will improve your Chrome experience.
Graphics Hardware AccelerationIt has become popular for browsers to support 3D graphics--that is when a graphics cpu is detected, the browser will send work to the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) vs. letting your Central Processing Unit (CPU) do all of the heavy lifting. This greatly speeds up screen writes to the canvas.
Checking your system's support is simple enough:
With Linux, you know that security is being taken seriously. In fact, now as of Linux Kernel 3.5, support for seccomp-bpf is baked right into the kernel. Any application can take advantage of it and the good news is Chrome will see and use this security sandbox feature. To check if your Chrome is sandboxed type chrome://sandbox and you should see this: