Using Openbox + Thunar + Thunar thumbnailer in Arch (completely updated), I
noticed that thunar-thumbnailer, since last week, does not generate video
AFAIK, the problem is related to a new version of ffmpeg... My system
messages show me that ffmpegthumbnailer looks out for a libavcodec.so.51
(lib that used to be provided by ffmpeg package, that was recently replaced
by libavcodec.so.52.10.0). But the newer version of ffmpegthumbnailer in
community, still looks for libavcodec.so.51. Then... obviously "error while
loading shared libraries - no such file of direcrory".
I've already tried to create a symbolic link named libavcodec.so.51 pointing
to libavcodec.so.52.10.0, and when I try to do that, the ffmpegthumbnailer
returns "Error: Could not find video stream"
I've also tried to recompile ffmpeg and also ffmped-thumbnailer and all of
it's dependencys from the newer versions of each one in AUR, but it was a
Anybody else reports the same issues? If positive, any workaround to make it
Marco Antonio Gomez.