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How to Enable Video Thumbnails in Arch Linux With GNOME

Jul 29, 2013, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

This tutorial was made for the GNOME desktop environment with the Nautilus file manager, but it should work with other desktop environments and/or file managers. It is designed for those of you who want to see a video thumbnail for video files, instead of a generic icon. By default, this feature is not enabled in GNOME or Arch Linux. To get started, you need a healthy Arch Linux installation with the GNOME 3 desktop environment installed (the base packages are enough).

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