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Old 08-30-2006, 03:41 AM   #1
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How to get icons to preview video files in nautilus


Can anyone tell mne how to get the icons to give a preview of video files in nautilus, similar to how they preview images? All I can get it to do is show a "film roll" icon...

Old 08-31-2006, 12:02 PM   #2
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Did you check the Nautilus settings already? Just to make sure it's not because of the file size limit..if I remember right, Nautilus only shows the preview for "files less than X megs" (usually 3M?).
Old 08-31-2006, 12:32 PM   #3
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thats true...
& by default it usually shows the Previews
Old 09-02-2006, 05:33 AM   #4
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hello :-)
in my ubuntu dapper drake nautilus showing preview of *.avi files only, but not the *.mpeg, *.dat files.


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