[Thunar-dev] Thumbnails (again)

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon Sep 5 22:56:31 CEST 2005

Landry Breuil wrote:
>>Hello everybody !
>>I'm following thunar-svn since a month, and regularly compile it with no 
>>   problems. But with rev. 17374 (libexo and thunar), i haven't got the 
>>thumbnails for my pics in icon-view...
>>I have a ~/.thumbnails/normal/ with 1080 thumbs and a 
>>~/.thumbnails/large/ with +2900 thumbs, both created with gqview... and 
>>Thunar shows me nothing. I tried to clean the cache and tell gqview to 
>>create the thumbs for a specific dir, but Thunar stills shows nothing in 
>>the dir.
> Whoops ! I reply to myself for this non-bug, as i have found where it 
> came from : gqview was generating big thumbs with a specific weird size 
> (200x200), and Thunar didn't handled them. I config'ed gqview to 
> generate 128x128, and it's fine now.
> Can thunar handle the different size of thumbs ? (e.g only multiple of 
> 2, only 64, only 128,...)

Thunar implements the thumbnail spec (128x128 for "normal", 256x256 for
"large"). But since there's never a need to display a 256x256 icon, we
only use the "normal" thumbnails.

> Landry


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