Can you view svg files with Ristretto?

Maximilien Noal noal.maximilien at
Wed Sep 26 16:00:01 CEST 2012

On 26/09/2012 15:55, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2012, Guillaume Laville wrote:
>> 2012/9/26 Sergio <sergiocmailbox-xfce at>
>>> Hi.
>>> Some time ago I opened a bug report (closed already) to fix
>>> ristretto.desktop MIME types list. And there was svg so I'm quite
>>> certain
>>> that it did display those files.
>>> Now I'm in Fedora 17 with Ristretto 0.6.0 and it isn't displaying svg
>>> files. Its window becomes unresponsive and has to be killed (and no, it
>>> isn't loading the directory contents for the thumbnails).
>>> So would this be some conflict with some library particular to F17 or is
>>> it not working for anyone?
>> You need librsvg installed on your system to have SVG support in
>> ristretto :
>> This is a quick rendering library to generate a raster representation
>> of a
>> existing image.
> Is that (SVG support) in git or something? In the source of the 0.6.3
> release of ristretto (August 5 of this year) I can't find any reference
> to use of librsvg. I think it's just not supported at this point.
> Current gimp will open SVG files, or gthumb.
> Allin Cottrell


I don't know exactly how, but ristretto does display SVG images on my end.
It's the latest ristretto version (0.6.3), with librsvg installed, on 

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