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No thumbnails in GNOME files on a Guix system

GNOME Files (Nautilus) fails to generate thumbnails on an up-to-date Guix system, which is a known outstanding issue. Small empty files just go to ~/.cache/thumbnails/fail/gnome-thumbnail-factory. ...
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How to use the shared thumbnail repository?

Freedesktop.org states that .sh_thumbnails folder is used for shared thumbnails so that a thumbnail is only generated once for mutually used files. I copied my thumbnails to that folder in a USB ...
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How to see preview or thumbnail of a file while opening for upload through Whatsapp web.(Ubuntu 20.04)

I need to upload quite a number of photos through WhatsApp web. So after clicking the document upload button in WhatsApp, I open the required folder for upload and then I can only see list view of ...
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How to generate thumbnails/previews for files?

I wrote an app for Windows and macOS and I am in the process of porting it to Linux. My app has a file browser implemented and can display thumbnails or document icons of files. On Windows I get ...
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How to show the attached image as the mkv thumbnail?

I have mkv files with covers attached to them. How do I get to show them (when they are there) as the thumbnails in my file manager instead of a random frame ffmpegthumbnailer is usually does? I know ...
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How to repair Corrupted jpeg file that still get their thumbail done correctly?

I've got a bunch of photos that were on an SD card. Most of them are corrupted now, I cannot open them in any program (Gwenview, Gimp, on windows too...) But every file browser still can correctly ...
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How could one, given a thumbnail image in ~/.cache/thumbnails, find the originally thumbnailed image?

I understand that Thunar utilizes tumbler to generate thumbs, and I know these thumbs exist on my system in ~/.cache/thumbnails. My goal is to write a script to check for the existence of a ...
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Recursive thumbnail creation to different destination

I wish to show my photo collection on my television. In order to do this, I need to resize the photos to fit in a 1920x1080px window (because the performance is awful when dealing with the originals). ...
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Supporting new digital cameras Raw files on Linux

This is general question about digital camera raw files. I want to know which software is responsible for rendering the thumbnails. I have Fedora and have this file /usr/share/thumbnailers/ufraw....
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Display Thumbnails In Icon View But Not In Compact View

I use the Nemo file manager on Linux Mint 19 Tara. Usually I only work with the compact view without thumbnails (see image A), but occasionally I switch to icon view with thumbnails (see image B). To ...
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How to make xfdesktop refresh thumbnails in XFCE?

Before upgrading to Fedora 29 from Fedora 28, I've noticed that my .thumbnails directory was approaching 3GB. I've decided to delete all the thumbnails, thinking applications needing thumbnails would ...
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How to force thumbnail refresh in PCmanFM

How can I force pcmanfm to refresh its thumbnails. I have a directory of photos in JPG format, (taken with iphone). I have rotated some of these using Ubuntu Image Viewer. When I rotate the image the ...
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How do I query individual thumbnail-namespace attributes with the gio command?

The gio shell command replaces the gvfs- suite for working with local and remote files on Gnome systems, using Gio over the Gvfs backend. For the most part it's quite effective, but I'm having a lot ...
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My video (.mkv) thumbnails are green (or monochromatic)?

My video (.mkv) thumbnails are green (or monochromatic)? Ask Ubuntu link The question posted above show cases the exact same situation that I'm facing right now, but answers over there do not work on ...
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How to remove the thumbnail frame in Nautilus?

I mean the gray border around thumbnails in icon view. The file thumbnail_frame.png is not present in /usr/share/pixmaps/, not even a nautilus folder. I have Ubuntu Gnome 17.04.
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How to display thumbnails for contact / vcf / vcard files in Nautilus or another file browser in Ubuntu 14.04?

Does anyone know of a way to display thumbnails for contact / vcf / vcard files in Nautilus or another file browser in Ubuntu 14.04? We were trying to put this together but were unsuccessful but ...
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Generate and move thumbnails recursively

I want a bash script which does the following: Find pictures (jpg,jpeg,JPG,JPEG) recursively from current directory downwards Generate a thumbnail with imagemagick's convert Move thumbnail to other ...
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Use default application as file thumbnail in Mint's file browser

In Mint's default file browser (which is Nemo, as far as I know), I'd like to set the icon of the default application for a certain file type as the thumbnail for all files of this file type. For ...
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Extract the thumbnail which is shown in Caja from a video

When I go to a folder with a video file in (flv, mp4, for example) in Caja, which is my File Explorer program in my version of Linux (Mint MATE), it has a little thumbnail graphic. Where does this ...
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Nemo: How can I fix 'A Problem has been detected with your thumbnail cache'?

I'm repeatedly seeing this message in nemo, despite clicking Fix now each time. I'd like to know if there's something I can do to fix the thumbnail cache once and for all. A bug is filed for when the ...
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How to get thumbnail of a file?

I have a xcf file which is corrupted and can't be recovered but it still has thumbnail which is large enough for me. I checked ~/.thumbnails to get it to my home folder but there are 9900 files (I ...
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How to run a task that changes folders by itself

I'd like to run VCS (Video Contact Sheet), a program that creates contact sheets (thumbnails) of video files. This is the scenario: I have a root folder called Temp. Inside, I have many other folders ...
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how does Thunar generate thumbnails? [closed]

How does Thunar generate thumbnails? Does it generate them themself or does it use some external tool?
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Raw thumbnail working in Thunar but not in Nautilus

I am using Arch with Gnome 3. I installed raw-thumbnailer using pacman and got raw thumbnails working in Thunar. I thought installing raw-thumbnailer will also make Nautilus to show raw thumbnails. ...
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Is there an approach to have feh --thumbnails do not display filename?

I have many pictures which are screen shots created from shutter and downloaded from web. These pictures have long file names. When I create thumbnails on these pictures via feh -t, these long file ...
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How to get JPEG thumbnails quickly

My camera is very basic (understatement), but it does have one notable feature: its thumbnail mode is impressively fast; it loads a screenful of 9 thumbnails in less than a quarter of a second. Now, ...
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How to get larger thumbnails in dolphin

How can I increase the maximal size (when enlarging them with Ctrl +) and resolution of thumbnails in dolphin? If not, is there any other file manager which supports larger thumbnails than dolphin to ...
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Is is possible to store Nautilus' thumbnails along with the original files?

By default Nautilus stores thumbnails in ~/.cache/thumbnails folder. It has many advantages, but one place it doesn't work well is with network shares full of multimedia accessed by WiFi by several ...
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