Ubuntu lacks some thumbnailer configuration files.
gilir at ubuntu.com
Fri May 11 21:10:25 UTC 2012
On 05/07/2012 08:34 PM, PCMan wrote:
> Yesterday I did external thumbnailer support for pcmanfm/libfm (in the
> external-thumbnailer branch).
> That means, now we can generate thumbnails for all kinds of files, if
> a proper thumbnailer program exists.
> In the past, however, the association of file formats and thumbnailer
> commands is stored in gconf2.
> XFCE uses a different approach and installs their own thumbnailer
> service, tumbler.
> Most existing thumbnailer programs are designed for gnome2 and install
> proper configuration in gconf2.
> This does not work anymore for gnome 3.
> Gnome 3 no more store thumbnailer configuration in gconf.
> Now they use ini format files with *.thumbnail extension installed in
> By default there are totem.thumbnail, evince.thumbnail, and
> The older thumbnailers designed for gnome 2, such as ooo-thumbnailer
> and ffmpegthumbnailer do not work since they don't bring *.thumbnailer
> Can anyone fix this?
> In libfm/pcmanfm we use the same file format as gnome 3 so we won't
> need gconf.
> Once this can be fixed, thumbnails for libreoffice files and video
> files supported by ffmpeg can be generated for pcmanfm.
Did you report bugs on Launchpad about them ? If it's the case, can you
send me the bug numbers or subscribe me to them, I'll have a look.
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