I’m experimenting with the xmonad tiling window manager.
I cannot get videos to play in browsers in my VMs. I’ve tried Brave, Firefox, and Tor Browser, and videos from odysee and invidious youtube front-ends won’t play. The “pause/play” buttons are clickable, and I can move forward and backward in the video, but the video simply does not play.
At first, I was not even able to get VM windows to launch. Following the recommendation to run
qvm-start-daemon --all from this issue regarding
dvm, I was at least able to get the VM windows to launch. (Side note: as I’m experimenting, it is not yet clear if I have to run
qvm-start-daemon --all on startup, or every time I want to launch a VM window).
Are there any recommendations for diagnosing visual and audio issues in general? I’m struggling to think why a video simply wouldn’t play.