tumbler-4.16.0

Introduction to tumbler

The Tumbler package contains a D-Bus thumbnailing service based on the thumbnail management D-Bus specification. This is useful for generating thumbnail images of files.

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Package Information

Tumbler Dependencies

Required

GLib-2.72.3

Optional

cURL-7.84.0, FreeType-2.12.1, gdk-pixbuf-2.42.8, gst-plugins-base-1.20.3, GTK-Doc-1.33.2, libjpeg-turbo-2.1.3, libgsf-1.14.50, libpng-1.6.37, Poppler-22.08.0, FFmpegThumbnailer, libgepub, and libopenraw

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/tumbler

Installation of Tumbler

Install Tumbler by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: tumblerd
Installed Library: libtumbler-1.so and several under /usr/lib/tumbler-1/plugins/
Installed Directories: /etc/xdg/tumbler, /usr/include/tumbler-1, /usr/lib/tumbler-1 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/tumbler

Short Descriptions

tumblerd

is a D-Bus service for applications such as Thunar and Ristretto to use thumbnail images

libtumbler-1.so

contains functions that the Tumbler daemon uses to create thumbnail images