I tried to search about this from google and opensuse forums but didn’t find any help, so I’m starting this topic.
I just updated to OpenSUSE 11.1 with newest gnome and default kernel. The problem is, I don’t have video thumbnails any more in nautilus. If I recall correctly, in 11.0 I had them with totem-xine, but now I can’t find it in any repos. Added some additional repositories, but still nothing.
If there is not totem-xine available, how to get video thumbnails, I mean like generating automatically every time I open a folder with video files in it.
Currently I’m only seeing video file icons from my icon theme.
On SLED 11 (equiv 11.1) here and no issues, I’m pretty sure in my vmware
machines I see them too. I’m currently running a build on a 11.2 M7
setup so won’t be able to confirm in an 11.1 machine for a few hours
> I just updated to OpenSUSE 11.1 with newest gnome and default kernel.
> The problem is, I don’t have video thumbnails any more in nautilus. If I
> recall correctly, in 11.0 I had them with totem-xine, but now I can’t
> find it in any repos. Added some additional repositories, but still
Standard Gnome (installed from /oss repo) should have the following file:
Can you please check if the above file is present in your system?
First of all, thank you very much of all the help.
I need to get thumbnails automatically in nautilus, I’m not interested in generating thumbnails every time in video folder… or is this the way how it works? Please inform me how to set ffmpegthumbnailer automatic, or it’s no use for me.
This helped me in 11.0, but the topic is from year 2005, and 11.1 doesn’t have totem-xine as I explained when starting this topic.
Thanks! It endeed is present, but it only gives me usage options when starting from command line, just like ffmpegthumbnailer. So how to get it to thumbnail video files automatically?
It seems this uses kde and is for konqueror. Since I use gnome and nautilus it’s no use for me. I can’t stand kde3-gui…
Also noticed on the 11.2 M& install there were no thumbnails for my test
video (mp4) as i hadn’t installed the codecs (I use fluendo), once did
that the thumbnail appeared. So I’m guessing the library/codec for the
video needs to be installed…
Oh, why I didn’t think of that before… dumb me. Yes, it’s showing this for any video file and type (translated of localized error message of course):
** Message: don’t know how to handle video/x-xvid, framerate=(fraction)30000/1001, width=(int)720, height=(int)480
** Message: Error: There is nothing to excract this with. You might have to install needed plugins. gstplaybasebin.c(2327): prepare_output (): /GstPlayBin:play
So basically it says "don’t know to handle video/x-xvid, video-axf, video-wmv, mkv, and so on…
Yes they are located on my home folder and external hd. I mean in 11.0 video thumbnails worked fine. No ftp/remote locations whatsoever.
> Camaleón;2039906 Wrote:
>> Standard Gnome (installed from /oss repo) should have the following
>> Can you please check if the above file is present in your system?
> Thanks! It endeed is present, but it only gives me usage options when
> starting from command line, just like ffmpegthumbnailer. So how to get
> it to thumbnail video files automatically?
I just have tested (openSUSE 11.1, gnome 2.26.3).
I downloaded two video files (one .ogg and one .mpg). Then I opened nautilus
and selected Edit / Preferences / Preview and re-checked that the options
where o.k. (other preview files: always / only files with a size less that:
Then I went to the desktop (where the 2 video files where placed) and noted
that the OGG one is being previewed as expected but the MPG one, no.
So check with several video files formats to see if any of them are acting
correctly and which one fails.
Ok, I have the same problem again. I don’t know how it happened, but my nautilus doesn’t preview any files any more. No image files, no video files, nothing. Nautilus from command line doesn’t say anything specific… help?
Ok, false alarm, I get a lot of errors when starting nautilus from command line. Most of them are probably from my own gtk-theme (those who say something of gtk_moz_embed and so on), but this one alarms a bit to my ears:
error: The metadata does not have a thumbnail property