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I have the same freezing problem as described by everyone else on Ubuntu 19.10.
Installed snap version: 126.96.36.1991.gbe11e53b-15
Testing with intel dual-core and 4G of ram snap and ppa versions freeze on ubuntustudio 18.04 .... ppa version works just fine with 8 cores and 24G of ram on ubuntustudio 20.04 daily. I'm trying to find a 4 core pc and see what happens.
Today I switched to the PPA version from the snap version and I haven't had any problems.
Here's a gist of the exact commands I used.
What worked for me was to go into Snap permissions and disable access to the OpenGL stack. Voila, no more freezing.
Would you like to share with us how to get in Snap permissions and do the magic?
Sure. Go to software/snap-store and select Spotify (assuming you installed the snap version). Toggle the permission as shown below:
command line I believe it would be:
snap disconnect spotify:opengl
But that didn't solve the problem to me, freezes continue I'm in Lubuntu 20.04 with compton.
with ppa method I have no problem...
Didn't solve the problem on Manjaro with Gnome shell either.