The cursor does not move over the waveform during playback. It does not update during playback.
The problem was resolved with the following steps.
- Close any open Audacity session.
- Go to the /usr/share/applications directory.
- Open the file, audacity.desktop, in an editor.
- Find the line,
Replace it with,
Exec=env GDK_BACKEND=x11 audacity %F
- Restart Audacity.