Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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suvretta
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Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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In Mint 18 KDE does anyone know how to get Dolphin to display previews of pdf and mp4 (video) files?
thom_A
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Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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Go to the Control menu, then

Configure Dolphin > General > Behavior > Show tooltips
DeMus

Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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thom_A wrote:Go to the Control menu, then

Configure Dolphin > General > Behavior > Show tooltips
You mean:
Configure Dolphin > General > Behavior > Show preview.
Right?
Wonder
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Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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For video files, its a bug:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1574037

For pdf files, install Kdegraphics-thumbnailers
DeMus

Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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Wonder wrote:For video files, its a bug:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1574037

For pdf files, install Kdegraphics-thumbnailers
What does Kdegraphics-thumbnailers do? I just installed it, click a pdf file in Dolphin and I see nothing happening. How does it work?
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Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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DeMus wrote:
Wonder wrote:For video files, its a bug:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1574037

For pdf files, install Kdegraphics-thumbnailers
What does Kdegraphics-thumbnailers do? I just installed it, click a pdf file in Dolphin and I see nothing happening. How does it work?
In my case, when I was installed Kdegraphics-thumbnailers, configured Dolphin for preview PDF's and then, when open dolphin, the pdf's files appears with preview (not icon of pdf files), but when I click a pdf file not, not appears a preview.

Regards.
DeMus

Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

Post by DeMus »

Strange, I did the same, I even installed other KDE-graphics programs but I still see the normal red pictogram indicating a PDF-file.
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Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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Its very strange.....
After install kdegraphics-thumnbnailers, try with this:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1574037
DeMus

Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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Wonder wrote:Its very strange.....
After install kdegraphics-thumnbnailers, try with this:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1574037
Great. Thanks a lot, after installing ffmpegthumbs Dolphin now shows me the contents of the pdf files.
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Re: Mint 18 KDE Dolphin Previews of mp4 and pdf files

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:) :) :)
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