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How does Thunar generate thumbnails? Does it generate them themself or does it use some external tool?

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  • I think it is clear what is being asked here: does Thunar generate thumbnails themself or does it use some external tool. – user983447 Mar 1 at 13:38
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Thunar internally uses tumbler for the thumbnail generation. Tumbler is a d-bus service for applications to request thumbnails for different MIME types.

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Thunar uses tumbler to generate thumbnails.

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