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Sofox Nov 22, 2012 @ 3:22pm
"Tooltip" summaries on this forum temporarily freeze the Linux Steam Client
When I browse this forum from Firefox, no problem.
When I browse this forum from the Linux Steam client, I have a problem.

Anytime I mouseover a thread title, a tooltip pops up that gives the first few lines of the thread. However, anytime this happens, the Linux Steam client momentarily freezes. I can't scroll, move the window, click on anyting else, get it to respond in any other way.
After a few moments, the tooltip disappears, everything becomes responsive, and usually it goes through all the previous actions I did with it.

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, a Radeon HD 4800, an Intel® Core™2 Quad CPU Q6700 @ 2.66GHz × 4 , and a 32 bit system.

Edit: When the tooltip pops up, and the client freezes, I can switch to another program and still have the tooltip show in front of whatever program I opened in front of it.
Last edited by Sofox; Nov 22, 2012 @ 3:23pm
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hvr Nov 23, 2012 @ 1:50am 
same here on Radeon HD7890 & i7-3770 & Ubuntu 12.10 64bit
Last edited by hvr; Nov 23, 2012 @ 1:53am
Commander Strax Nov 23, 2012 @ 5:25am 
yeah, got the same. Ubuntu 12.04 (with GnomeShell) and Radeon HD5870 and a dualcore AMD processor
whiskydotjar Nov 23, 2012 @ 8:11am 
The same thing...
sezo Nov 23, 2012 @ 12:10pm 
just wanted to create a thread about this then saw this. same here. ubuntu 12.10, gtx 560 ti. more specs on my profile
Magbed@Linux! Nov 23, 2012 @ 1:50pm 
MeGA-ct Nov 23, 2012 @ 2:13pm 
Same here.
blitzbite Nov 24, 2012 @ 4:29am 
Sith Nov 24, 2012 @ 4:46am 
Same here.

Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 Gnome Shell
ATI HD 5870 (catalyst 12.11)
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
sezo Nov 28, 2012 @ 7:18am 
bump. the new 11/28 update didn't fix this for me
Last edited by sezo; Nov 28, 2012 @ 7:18am
branchman Nov 29, 2012 @ 1:13pm 
Same here, tooltip is over everything and also catches keyboard presses.
Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit), Linux 3.5.0-19-generic, driver X.Org Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV710, version: 2.1 Mesa 9.0
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barsanuphe le sec Nov 29, 2012 @ 3:40pm 
same thing on my end.
Nov 29, 2012 @ 4:23pm 
Probably an issue with the integrated browser
Rain Shinobi Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:45pm 
Yep seems to be. In my typical browsers like Chromium or Firefox there's no issues, but the in-client browser has this problem.

Bit strange since it's just an integrated webkit based browser? But I guess something isn't quite working properly.
sezo Dec 13, 2012 @ 2:20am 
I guess this is fixxed now. for me atleast. thanks valve
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Date Posted: Nov 22, 2012 @ 3:22pm
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