Re: Applications 15.12 [fixes kdegraphics-thumbnailers 15.12 PDF preview for me]
On Monday, April 18, 2016 17:51:30 you wrote:
> On Friday, April 15, 2016 03:22:04 you wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Applications 15.12 have been introduced in experimental a little bit more
> > than 2 month ago: I'm very keen about seeing them in testing or even in
> > sid, because this version would allegedly fix that bug:
> > https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=351913
> > which is preventing me, and everyone else following testing I believe, to
> > have pdf preview in Dolphin for many month now.
> > I might be mistaken though about that actually being the reason I don't
> > have preview because testing version (of kdegraphics-thumbnailers) isn't
> > really 15.08 designated as being the culprit...
> > Anyway, are there issues preventing 15.12 from moving to sid, as it is the
> > case for Plasma 5.5?
> > By the way I did install kdegraphics-thumbnailers 15.12 from exp; I do now
> > have a list item which I can tick in order to have ps/pdf preview; actual
> > preview I don't have yet...
> > What I think is that if the package were in sid, more people would install
> > it, and I would have more chance to see my issue fixed.
> > Chris
> I've found other users who might have similar issues, possibly with similar
> The claimed reason there:
> 773/comments/3 is possibly wrong, since it is what the solved upstream bug
> is about.
> Also it seems Arch users are enjoying PDF preview with 15.12:
I've followed the workaround proposed there:
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/plugins/gsthumbnail.so /usr/lib/x86_64-
and I immediately have had PDF preview in Dolphin.
I precise I did already have kio-extras installed in case it matters.