movie previews in konqueror or dolphin

James Tyrer jrtyrer at
Wed Nov 4 09:03:48 GMT 2009

Thomas Olsen wrote:
> On 4/11-2009 00:54 "Marcelo Magno T. Sales" <mmtsales at> wrote:
>> Em Terça-feira 03 Novembro 2009, Rick Miles escreveu:
>>> On Tuesday 03 November 2009 18:23:58 James Tyrer wrote:
>>>> You have to enable previews of video files.
>>>> In the "General" section, "Previews" tab check: "Video Files".
>>>> Also note the general file size limit at the bottom of the page.
>>>> IIUC, increasing this to the maximum does not take up more memory,
>>>> but simply takes more time to process the thumbs (but only once for
>>>> each thumb).
>>>> This is working on my system (4.3.3).  I have thumbs for files
>>>> which are dated 10/21/09.
>>> Thanks James,
>>> I didn't kotice I had to select what I wanted previews for. I don't
>>>  recall that being necessary before this upgrade. I have previews
>>>  now.
>> Is this new in KDE 4.3.3? I have 4.3.2 installed and there is not a
>> checkbox to preview videos. I can preview several types of files, but
>> not videos.
> Same here. I run Kubuntu Jaunty with KDE 4.3.2. from backports ppa. In Dolphin 
> I have check boxes to select which previews to show but not for movies. In 
> Konqueror I have no such configuration option.
Do you mean that you can't find: "File Management -> General" in the 
Konqueror KCM in Konqueror at "Settings -> Configure Konqueror"?

The option isn't going to be there unless you have MPlayer installed and 
either have KDEMultimedia that includes MPlayerThubs or you installed it 

James Tyrer

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