New Version of gloobus preview 0.4.5 has been released. gloobus preview is an quick file previewer which supports images, documents file such as (pdf, odf, ods, etc.), source files, audio (mp3, wav, ogg and more), video (avi, ogg, mkv, flv, etc.), folders, archives, fonts, plain text files and more.
How to Install Gloobus Preview 0.4.5 in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin
To install and use Gloobus Preview in ubuntu12.04, you must install gloobus-sushi too. gloobus-sushi is a package that replaces GNOME Sushi (if installed). GNOME Sushi is an application similar to Gloobus Preview that was introduced with GNOME 3, which unfortunately doesn’t integrate too well with Ubuntu.
To install the Gloobus Preview 0.4.5, Add it Gloobus Preview Official PPA in Ubuntu 12.04 or 11.10 with typing following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gloobus-dev/gloobus-preview
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gloobus-preview gloobus-sushi
The PPA also support for previous ubuntu version, for Ubuntu older than 11.10, don’t install gloobus-sushi package.
you’ll also have to install unoconv package, this package for preview some document such as odf, ods, etc.
sudo apt-get install unoconv
To preview image file or other file using Gloobus Preview , select file and then press the SPACE key to quickly preview.
Preview Image File
Watch video New Gloobus Preview in Action
This video Credit by WebUPD8
How to integrate Gloobus Preview with Marlin File Browser
To integrate Gloobus Preview with Marlin File Browser, Run Dconf-Editor, navigate to apps ->marlin->preferences and set “/usr/bin/gloobus-preview” for the previewer-path. Then, just like in Nautilus, use the SPACE key to quickly preview files.
Via : WebUPD8 Blog