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I have changed my Unity default file manager to Dolphin.



Problem: video thumbnails don't show up anymore.

In Nautilus the thumbnails are shown correctly.



How to make Dolphin show thumbnails?


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Thumbnailer



To show thumbnails the Dolphin will need the thumbnail plug in.



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Video thumbnailers for the Dolphin:



:~$ apt-cache show ffmpegthumbs
Package: ffmpegthumbs
Priority: optional
Section: universe/kde
...
Description: video thumbnail generator using ffmpeg
FFMpegThumbs is a video thumbnail generator for KDE file managers
like Dolphin and Konqueror. It enables them to show preview images
of video files using FFMpeg.
.
This package is part of the KDE multimedia module.

Homepage: http://www.kde.org/


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:~$ apt-cache show mplayerthumbs
Package: mplayerthumbs
Priority: optional
Section: universe/kde
...
Description: video thumbnail generator using mplayer
MPlayerThumbs is a video thumbnail generator for KDE file managers
like Dolphin and Konqueror. It enables them to show preview images
of video files using MPlayer.
.
This package is part of the KDE multimedia module.

Homepage: http://www.kde.org/


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:~$ apt-cache show kffmpegthumbnailer
Package: kffmpegthumbnailer
Priority: extra
Section: universe/kde
...
Description: video thumbnailer for KDE
kffmpegthumbnailer is a video thumbnailer based on ffmpegthumbnailer.
The thumbnailer uses ffmpeg to decode frames from the video files.

Homepage: http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php/kffmpegthumbnailer?content=117562


Settings



To use the thumbnail you need to enable the thumbnailer from the Dolphin settings.



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