[kdemultimedia] [Bug 351894] Missing video thumbnails after upgrading to 15.08

Stéphane Tréboux via KDE Bugzilla bugzilla_noreply at kde.org
Sat Apr 23 17:30:32 BST 2016


--- Comment #16 from Stéphane Tréboux <stephane.treboux at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Rog131 from comment #15)
> (In reply to Stéphane Tréboux from comment #14)
> > I just updated to KDE Applications 15.12. In the Dolphin preferences under
> > General -> Previews the following options are available and ticked:
> > - PS/PDF/DVI (provided by kdegraphics-thumbnailers 15.12.3)
> > - video files (provided by ffmpegthumbs 15.12.3)
> > Still no thumbnails are generated. Any idea what could be missing?
> Distribution ?
> If Ubuntu then it is a packaging bug:
> https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?69996-No-video-amp-pdf-files-
> preview-in-Dolphin-15-12-3&p=386740&viewfull=1#post386740
> Bug should be filed to the Launchpad:
> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ffmpegthumbs/+bugs

Your guess is correct; the distribution is Kubuntu 16.04 LTS. Thanks for the
hint about the packaging bug. kdegraphics-thumbnailers is affected too.

I filed two bugs in Launchpad.

Until the packages are fixed there is a workaround (I took it from
This command will link all the files from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/plugins/ to
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/plugins/*

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