Re: gst-thumbnail issue

On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 00:16 +0300, Paul Ionescu wrote:
> Hi all,
> Nautilus uses gst-thumbnail to generate icons for movie files. It happens
> sometime that gst-thumbnail selects a black or almost black frame from the
> movie, and this looks ugly. My first question is how does gst-thumbnail
> selects a frame from the movie ? It just take a random shot ? I guess not,
> because it gives always the same output.
> Another question is if this behavior can be modified, for instance we can
> select to re-thumbnail a file if the first thumbnail was not acceptable,
> or even we can make it recognize bad frames, and seek further.

Don't use gst-thumbnail, use the Totem thumbnailer. For that, simply
uninstall nautilus-media and install Totem.

Enjoy :)


Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> 

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