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cover thumbnailer

Cover Thumbnailer (which we've covered before) is a small Python script which displays music album covers in Nautilus, preview of pictures which are in a folder and more. Since we last wrote about it, Cover Thumbnailer got a GUI, and the latest version 0.7 which was released today finally brings support for other (than Ubuntu) Linux distributions.

cover thumbnailer gui

Changes in Cover Thumbnailer 0.7:

  • The install script now works on Fedora, Mandriva and other distributions
  • New options avalables
  • New translations (English, Danish, French, Polish, Russian and Spanish)

There is now also a PPA available for Ubuntu users. To add it, paste this in a terminal:

-for Ubuntu Lucid and Karmic
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:flozz/flozz

-for Ubuntu Jaunty:
sudo bash -c "echo 'deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/flozz/flozz/ubuntu jaunty main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 75034BEC

Then, install it with:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install cover-thumbnailer

After installing it, restart Nautilus:
nautilus -q

Once installed, you can find it under: System > Preferences > Cover Thumbnailer.

For older Ubuntu versions, source code and more info can be found on the Cover Thumbnailer homepage or it's Gnome-Look page.