Awesome! Let's hope you don't get sued for patent infringement. I sure hate software patents.
Im VERY happy to report that gloobus 0.024 works perfectly on Gutsy with only a very minor modification to the installation process. For gutsy the libMagick++10 package is not available with the closest available version being libmagick++9c2a so you need to change the dependancy installation from this
To thisCode:sudo apt-get install libsdl-mixer1.2 libsdl1.2debian libsdl-ttf2.0-0 libsdl-image1.2 libmagick++10 libmagic1 libtag1c2a libavcodec1d libavformat1d libswscale1d libsdl-gfx1.2-4
Once those packages are finished installing create a symbolic link to the .9 library from the .10 file that gloobus/preview look forCode:sudo apt-get install libsdl-mixer1.2 libsdl1.2debian libsdl-ttf2.0-0 libsdl-image1.2 libmagick++9c2a libmagic1 libtag1c2a libavcodec1d libavformat1d libswscale1d libsdl-gfx1.2-4
Proceed with the rest of the installation as normal and you have working (much better than in a VM) gloobus and preview.Code:sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libMagick++.so.9 /usr/lib/libMagick++.so.10
This is so awesome.
It would be nicer if it was integrated though.
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Thanks for you report! as soon as I get home I'll include the modifications on the installation for gutsy!!
I'v marked as solved the other thread so now this is the good one!
Thank you so much!
Just tried using the app with my music collection and its great! I use list view in nautilus and so the audio preview (by holding the mouse over the icon) isn't available to me but this makes it a lot easier to find the track I am looking for when I don't know the name of the track. A couple of ideas occurred to me whilst using this feature:
- Up/Down keys scroll through documents in preview can these keys be used to skip ahead in songs/movies?
- Most of my music doesn't have embedded cover art (half of it isn't even tagged well), I thought rather than use a static and identical icon for all tracks you might be able to create/read thumbnails created by this application: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=4477668
Its a good idea that left-right keys loads next file in preview (for photos
For the files without cover i use the cover.jpg file that is in the same folder, so this way you can have a folder with all albums each one with its cover.
By the way, I don't think that add a extern software preview funcion is the best way cause there are users that don't have or don't want it... but if its a very requested feature I can try to add it.
Thank for you comment and idea.
I can't seem to get this working. I have the entry for coverflow and preview when I right click. However, nothing happens when I select them. I tried running gloobus in terminal ($ sudo gloobus) and I get an error that reads
"gloobus: error while loading shared libraries: libSDL_image-1.2.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"
The . symbolic link /usr/liblibsdl_image-1.2.so and the shared library /usr/lib/libSDL_image-1.2.so.0.1.5 are installed. For some reason Gloobus is not recognizing it - probably something to do with permissions but I beleive I changed them as recommended in the thread so I am at a loss.
Thanks for the help.
cosmikcharlie. how do you do?....
When I check the files (http://packages.ubuntu.com/hardy/amd...ge1.2/filelist) - this is what they list. These are the same as what I have isntalled on my system.
The version I installed from Synaptic is listed as 1.2.6-3 hardy.
Not sure what else I can do. Looks like the right version is installed.
I appreciate your help.