No thumbnail preview of fonts in Nautilus!!
marius at pov.lt
Fri Jan 9 16:11:11 UTC 2009
On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 11:58:50AM +0530, Santanu Chatterjee wrote:
> In Ubuntu 8.10, there is no thumbnail preview of fonts in Nautilus any more.
> Even clicking on a ttf (or any other font for that matter) tells me that no
> application is available for handling this type of file!!
> I found fontypython to view font file, but it has its own problems (like
> frequent crashes, no way to right click on a file and copy it to ~/.fonts,
> I did find in an online discussion somewhere that gnome-font-view is
> deprecated upstream. But if that is the case, then I assume it has
> been deprecated bacause some better alternative is available. But
> I could not find it yet.
AFAIK there's no alternative; gnome-font-view was deprecated during the
rewrite from gnome-vfs to gvfs, and the thumbnailer got dropped by
> Could you suggest a better way to tackle this problem? Some way to
> bring back font previews in nautilus would be really useful.
I think people are working on that.
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it."
- Bert Lantz
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