Thumbnail AI files - Hardy
cr33dog at gmail.com
Wed May 7 20:41:08 UTC 2008
On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 3:02 PM, sktsee <sktsee at tulsaconnect.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 12:15 -0500, Chris Mohler wrote:
> > I have a favor to ask - would someone who is still running Gusty
> > please download this file and confirm that a thumbnail icon is
> > generated in nautilus?
> > http://download.yousendit.com/ACF40ED435652330
> > It's a ~2MB Adobe Illustrator file that should be viewable in evince
> > (Document Viewer) and Adobe Reader for linux.
> > Thanks!
> > Chris
> 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
> 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.
Also - I can manually run evince-thumbnailer, but have not the
slightest idea of how to generate the garbage in .thumbnails that
somehow attaches it to the file :D
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