Quick Look is the innovative technology that gives you a sneak peek of entire files — even multiple-page documents and video — without opening them. All you have to do is select a file in the Finder and press the Space bar. An elegant transparent window appears, showing you the contents of the file instantly. It’s great when you’re looking for something specific but don’t have time to open lots of files to find it. And now, a modified Quick Look software for Linux has comes! It called Gloobus .
Currently, Gloobus supports TXT , PDF, JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, PSD, MP3, OGG, MPG, WMV, XCF It has a sleek black interface which will put your files in focus
How to install it?
Open your terminal and paste this following commands:
sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/tualatrix/gloobus/ubuntu jaunty main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list’
sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys 0624A220
Then install Gloobus with this following command:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gloobus-preview && sudo apt-get upgrade
After Gloobus is successfully installed on your computer, restart your nautilus by using this command:
If you lazy enough for typing those commands on the terminal, you can simply download all of the installation files here:
- gloobus-preview_0.4.1-0~ppa4_amd64.deb (929.5 KiB)
- gloobus-preview_0.4.1-0~ppa4_i386.deb (848.1 KiB)
- libnautilus-extension1_2.26.2-0ubuntu3_amd64.deb (60.9 KiB)
- libnautilus-extension1_2.26.2-0ubuntu3_i386.deb (59.4 KiB)
Want to add more cool features like iTunes coverflow?
Download it from here: http://jordihp.deviantart.com/art/Gloobus-0-4-123645797
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