After the latest steam client update, the app freezes before it reaches the point where you can log in. (see screen shot)
If you look at the output of ‘top’, I get the result of it taking 100% of the CPU on a single core only. Notice there is no threading happening. None of the updates have fixed.
People online have posted scripts that are suppose to let it run, but none of them work.
I have my desktop tri booted with Ubuntu 14.04, 15.10, 16.04. It will not run on any of these.
(as per posting guidelines, my specs are as follows)
500GB SSD (I checked, no bad sectors)
8 core AMD FX, 4.0GHz base, currently at 4.7GHz
24GB of DDR3 (Passes memory test)
GeForce GT 740, 4GB GDDR5, 1.19 GHz clock, using NVIDIA binary driver - 361.42