[CentOS] unwelcome gthumb slideshow

Thu Aug 6 00:55:12 UTC 2015
Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>

Any ideas on where to look for help?
My searches generally yield a lot of how-tos
that bury any how-not-tos.

On Mon, 3 Aug 2015, Michael Hennebry wrote:

> I have a gif image in a folder.
> Whenever I have gthumb display it or a copy of it,
> gthumb goes into slideshow mode.
> Usually I can stop the show.
> It will not stop before going to the next image.
> but I only have a slideshow period to look at the troublemaker.
> If the troublemaker is last in the directory,
> I cannot stop the show without stopping gthumb.
> How do I make gthumb stop going into slideshow
> mode when it hits the troubleaker?
> My expectation is that I flipped some bit somewhere,
> but I have not been able to find the bit.
>> From the timestamp on the original,
> I'm reasonably sure the bit is not in the file itself.
> Another gif in the same directory does not have that problem.
> I do not know what exactly I did to the file.
> At one point, I clicked with the mouse in the wrong place.
> Eventually I got out of slideshow mode and almost all was well.
> Displaying the one file or a copy of it starts slideshow mode.
> How do I fix that?

Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
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