Tumbler: How to Generate Thumbnail for Canon CR2 Files?

Silvio Knizek killermoehre at gmx.net
Fri Jan 3 08:51:54 CET 2020

Am Freitag, den 03.01.2020, 00:09 +0000 schrieb omui:
> Hi Team,
> Thunar doesn't appear to display thumbnails for CR2 files.
> To reproduce:
> 1. Installed tumbler and raw-thumbnailer (and of course xfce4) on Arch.
> 2. /etc/xdg/tumbler/tumbler.rc was copied to ~/.config/tumbler/:
> make -p ~/.config/tumbler
> cp /etc/xdg/tumbler/tumbler.rc ~/.config/tumbler/
> Tried on 2 different machines, and neither started displaying thumbnails for CR2.
> Does something more need to be done or is this a bug?
> A sample CR2 file can be downloaded here for testing:
> https://filebin.net/19eaxirrww1gbjo1/IMG_8018.CR2?t=js9nfhls
> Thanks!
> omui

Hi omui,

the package community/raw-thumbnailer does not include the necessary
meta information files to be usable by tumbler. Please install aur/raw-
thumbnailer-entry, too. This package will provide the raw.thumbnailer
file needed.


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