[SOLVED] 22.04: Image Preview in File Selector menu – Ask Ubuntu

Issue

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I updated ubuntu to 22.04 version and the preview of files when I open a file selector menu, for example to upload a image to twitter via browser, doesn’t work anymore, how I can enable this feature? Thank you:

Now:
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I would like something like this:
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thank you 🙂



Solution

Feature was removed in GTK4.

Emmanuele Bassi from the GNOME Team:

The preview in GTK3 is provided by the application itself, not the toolkit.
In GTK4, the preview widget API has been removed, as it cannot be used with native/sandboxed file choosers.

https://discourse.gnome.org/t/file-chooser-gtk-4-does-not-show-image-prveiew/10429


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