Bug#448072: Video thumbnailing should not rely on a particular media player

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Fri Oct 26 08:56:34 UTC 2007

reassign 448072 ffmpeg

Le jeudi 25 octobre 2007 à 21:39 +0200, Jean-Michel Philippe a écrit :
> Package: nautilus
> Version: 2.14.3-11+b1
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: patch
> In nautilus video thumbnails are only displayed if the user has totem
> installed. If for any reason this not the case (maybe he prefers another
> media player?), he may have not installed or uninstalled totem.
> Therefore video thumbnailing in nautilus should rather rely on a small
> library, eg. ffmpeg. This is what I did on my system. I wrote a small
> Python script in replacement of “totem-video-thumbnailer” and declared
> it as a new “gnome-video-thumbnailer” alternative.


this sounds like a cool idea, but if it requires ffmpeg for running, it
sounds like it should be contained in the ffmpeg package.

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