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How does one disable Google Chrome from using WebGL on a Mac (Mac OS X 10.6)?

(There currently appears to be some sort of security advisory regarding this component.)

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I haven't heard of any security advisory. Do you have a source for this? –  Jason Anderson May 21 '11 at 17:07
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Ditto. I've not heard of this either. –  Kerri Shotts Jun 6 '11 at 2:51
    
I highly doubt it's so serious u can't take the tiny risk of just running it normally untill it's patched –  XAleXOwnZX Aug 5 '11 at 1:08
    
For those inquiring about the WebGL flaw, read the following: news.techworld.com/security/3286646/… –  cksum Oct 4 '11 at 3:15

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Chrome lets you disable WebGL using the about:flags page.

Type about:flags into the URL bar and press return.

Find the Disable WebGL flag and enable it. Restart Chrome for changes to appear.

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+1, much nicer solution than 'disable-webgl' which doesn't disable it all of the time. –  Nicholas Smith Oct 4 '11 at 12:23

Not sure how to do this in OS X, but you may be able to do so by running chrome from terminal with the "-disable-webgl" flag.

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