Add preview WEBP images on nautilus on #Fedora #Linux

By | February 15, 2021

The new webp image standard is used a lot this days. Somehow Nautilius is not generating thumbnails for this format automatically.

To add support for this just do the following:

STEP 1: Add support for the new image format.

Create a new file /usr/share/thumbnailers/webp.thumbnailer with the following content.

[Thumbnailer Entry]
Exec=/usr/bin/totem-video-thumbnailer -s %s %u %o

Also make sure totem player is installed, because we are using the totem thumbnailer to generate the preview images.

STEP 2: Restart Nautilius

$ nautilus -q && nautilus &

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