gnome-exe-thumbnailer -- using embedded icons for .exe and .dll files

Jerome Leclanche adys.wh at
Fri Jun 18 05:18:37 CDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan.jov at> wrote:
> The icons look cute and I like the version numbers, but you can't
> thumbnail all Windows files outside Wine - for example .lnk files
> internally specify a C:\path\to\file.ico style path to the icon which
> then requires Wine's drive settings to resolve (or worse, use the file
> extension's default icon from the Windows registry).

Can't this be fixed with winepath magic?

> I am planning to add thumbnailing for .exe files to Wine's
> winemenubuilder when my .lnk thumbnailing patch gets accepted -
> probably post Wine 1.2. In addition Windows has its own thumbnailing
> mechanism that applications can register with, which Wine could
> integrate into as well at some stage.
> Your new wineglass icon looks good. Could you please send a patch to
> replace programs/winemenubuilder/wine.xpm with your one? Also, with
> the recent patches, winemenubuilder should hardly ever generate the
> wineglass for menus any more.
> Thank you
> Damjan Jovanovic

Icons look good indeed. Is there a switch I can flick to turn off the
version numbers though?

J. Leclanche

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