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When the files being moved or copied are images, bigger thumbnails would make it easier to see the file contents and decide on how to solve conflicts. Is there any way the default thumbnail size in the filename conflict dialog can be increased?

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Fisrt, Install Ubuntu-tweak if you don't have yet

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak

Then in tweaks --> Nautilus settings you'll find what you need as shown in pict below

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I think you misread my question. I don't want to increase the default thumbnail size in nautilus; I want to make them bigger in the filename conflict dialog. What you suggest does the former. I tried it nevertheless, thinking it'd also do the latter, but it doesn't. By the way, you don't need to install ubuntu-tweak to do that. The configuration editor (gconf-editor) allows customizing this value, under apps > nautilus > icon_view. – waldyrious Oct 9 '12 at 17:03
thanks for information. yeah it seems i misunderstand your needs – user61928 Oct 10 '12 at 4:53

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