awalton at gnome.org
Wed Oct 29 17:35:38 GMT 2008
On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 10:02 PM, Jason Taylor <killerkiwi2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Would it be possible to get thumbnails for opendocuments to be produced by
> nautilus, currently tracker produces them if you have thumbnail creation
> enabled and tracker is running but nautilus could be made to do so with a
> very small amount of work. (thunar, dolphin etc can already do this )
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/25827 Open since
> 2005 :(
> As I said there is already a binary (/usr/bin/tracker-thumbnailer) that can
> produce the thumbnails, all that is needed is some keys in gconf and maybe
> tweaking of tracker-thumbnailer to output the file to the location that
> nautilus asks for, or a patch to nautilus to not require the output file...
> (the gconf key has a output location that if not used triggers a thumbnail
> fail response from nautilus)
> Note also that all that the thumbnailer does is extract the existing
> thumbnail image from the open document zip archive....
> Another related bug -
> Forum - http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=76566
> Brainstorm - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/4367/
> Jason Taylor
Maybe it's time to make a package for these thumbnailers that keep
cropping up instead of whacking the thumbnailer moles as not-Nautilus'
bug. XUbuntu already does this for thunar-thumbnailers. A
nautilus-thumbnailers package doesn't seem like a far-fetched idea to
me. The strange dependencies this package might have concerns me
though. Any thoughts?
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