Monday, April 9, 2012

Gloobus Preview adds support for GTK+3, here's how to install it on Ubuntu

Gloobus Preview in Ubuntu

New update for Gloobus Preview, the application with which we can get a preview of our files on our file manager Nautilus or Marlin.
The new version of Gloobus Preview adds support for GTK+3, which allows the use of Gnome 3 and Unity also adds support for documents  protected by passwords. Also rewrote the plugin for previews of documents, added support for WebM, corrected and improved preview of TTF, PDF, video and other fixes.

To install the new Gloobus Preview on Ubuntu 12.04 - 11.10:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gloobus-dev/gloobus-preview
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gloobus-preview gloobus-sushi unoconv
Once installed, just restart or end the session. To view thumbnails simply select the file and press the space bar on your keyboard.

Gloobus Preview su Ubuntu

Preview Gloobus also supports Marlin, the default file manager of Elementary OS, but to make it work but we have to activate it from dconf.
First install dconf-Editor, to do it from terminal type:

sudo apt-get install dconf-tools
We live dconf-editor and go to apps > marlin > preferences, then insert /usr/bin/gloobus-preview in the section previewer-path
As for Nautilus, the previews will be available by pressing the space key.

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