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In Nautilus by default I have very nice default previews of different file types, for example JPEG, Png, Svg, text or PDF.

Is it possible to make Nautilus show preview thumbnails also of documents?

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As indicated here, you can install libgsf-bin to enable that feature.

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Confirmed. Above mentioned libgsf-bin, located in Synaptic works fine in Ubuntu 10.10. – Vincenzo Nov 14 '10 at 12:12
didn't work in Ubuntu 12.04 after restart, with an .odt file created by LibreOffice. – alfC Jun 30 '12 at 2:26
This works fine in ubuntu 13.04 with the patched nautilus – Julien Chau May 15 '13 at 11:57

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