New Gloobus Preview 0.4.5 Released,Now Support GTK3 and Work in Ubuntu 12.04

gloobus preview ubuntu 12.04New 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.

Gloobus Preview was recently fixed so it now works with Ubuntu 12.04 too. Besides the Ubuntu 12.04 fix, the latest Gloobus Preview from BZR comes with GTK3 support, support for password-protected documents, a rewritten documents plugin, WebM support, fixed ttf, pdf and video plugins and other fixes.

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.

gloobus preview image file

Preview Image File

gloobus preview video file

Preview Video

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.

If you are not Ubuntu User you can download Gloobus Preview @BzrGloobusPreview. more info about gloobus you can see @GlobusStudio.

Via : WebUPD8 Blog

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