Thumbnail AI files - Hardy

Chris Mohler cr33dog at
Wed May 7 20:34:15 UTC 2008

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 3:02 PM, sktsee <sktsee at> wrote:
>  Hi Chris. I downloaded your illustrator file and can confirm that
>  Nautilus generates a thumbnail for it, but only after clicking once on
>  it (I've set Nautilus to open/launch on double-click).  Nautilus did not
>  generate a thumbnail automatically like it does for PDF files and other
>  mime-types.
>  The app Nautilus uses to generate the thumbnail is evince-thumbnailer.
>  I'm not sure though what mechanism Nautilus relies on to determine when
>  to generate a thumbnail for a particular mime-type and when to use a
>  theme icon.

Thanks for confirming that - I thought I was going crazy :)  That's
the behavior I remember also - I'll add it to the LP report:


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