[Digikam-users] Thumbnail generation stopping at video file

Marcel Wiesweg marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Tue Mar 7 15:58:42 GMT 2006

> recently my digikam installation (0.8.1) developed a strange problem:
> The thumbnail generation stops at the first video file in my collection.
> Formerly, a video file was represented with a little "film" icon. Now it is
> just white (no icon), and I also don't get any photo thumbnails after this
> file. Even the album thumbnails don't get generated anymore. If I move the
> video files a couple of albums down, the thumbnail generation goes on
> towards that new place.

I once had that problem. Digikam uses KDE libs to get thumbnails from movies, 
so please check if the thumbnail creation works in Konqueror. If it does not, 
it is a bug of arts or somewhere, and since a lot in this area is broken, it 
might or rather might not get fixed before KDE4.


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