I am truly at a loss as how to troubleshoot this further. I tried every output offered by “mpv --vo=help” and only the terminal ones worked (tct and caca). which I love. but… I need real video.
I tried installing sdl and sdl2 in my configuration.nix, but that did not fix it. and sdl2 didn’t show up in “mpv --vo=help” after I installed it.
any ideas? where to go from here?