Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 154376
Nautilus can't launch a slide-show of images
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:27:49 EST
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Description of problem:
There's no way to launch a slide-show of images from nautilus.
Nautilus should have a right-click menu option, on directories at least, and possibly also on a selected file (or list of files) to launch a slide-show e.g. using eog or gthumb.
With eog, there appears to be no way to actually launch a slide-show despite the docs indicating that there is.
Browsing around the file-system uses nautilus by default (e.g. double-clicking the "computer" icon on the desktop) so the fact gthumb can do slide-shows isn't really relevant, since you'd have to know to manually launch gthumb instead of nautilus.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open nautilus navigate to a directory containing images
2. Attempt to start a slide-show of images
Actual Results: You can't - there's no menu-option/button/... to do this
Expected Results: A right-click menu option, or toolbar button, or window menu option, or shortcut key to do this should exist.
There is something called gthumb that will do this. I'm not quite sure why I
know about this program though...
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Bug still exists in F8. Despite the fact that numerous applications can do
slide-shows, there's no good way to launch one.
Note: you can right click, then do "open with", then select an image viewer
application, then induce that application to start a slide-show in the
appropriate way. However, this is not exactly good/simple/obvious for a computer
user as opposed to a developer.
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It seems pretty obvious that nothing is going to happen with this feature request here. I recommend taking it upstream to email@example.com where you might find people who are interested in implementing this.
Yeah, this is not a good place for feature requests, unless you like limiting the number of people that might want to implement your feature to those who read the fedora bugtracker.