[Thunar-dev] A couple of bugs, not sure if they are reported.

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sat Apr 29 15:14:06 CEST 2006

Jani Monoses wrote:
>>You'll need to build with gconf to enable the usage of the GNOME
>>thumbnailers (I want to get rid of this some day, maybe with a simple
>>thumbnailer registry ala desktop database, but until then gconf is
>>required). Dunno if Xubuntu ships GConf by default.
> gconf is left disabled in Xubuntu, as we're trying to minimise the use 
> of gnome libs and consequently resource usage. gconf is not such a big 
> offender in this regard as some others but I am not sure if the gnome 
> thumbnailer support is worth the addition.
> The downside is that a nice thunar feature is not available in ubuntu so
> I need to think about it more.
> And gconf is shipped by xubuntu since it's an indirect dependency of 
> gdm, but not used by any other app besides it. So shipped and installed 
> on the disk but that's not the resource usage I am that concerned about, 
> it's more when it adds up to startup time and takes up a couple of megs 
> of RAM while the daemon is running.

As pointed out earlier on xfce4-dev, the gconf daemon is really light on
memory. Shouldn't be too much of an issue, IMHO.

> Jani


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