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I used to be running Xubuntu 12.10, and I just upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 (phew, that took a while...)

The first thing I noticed after logging in to my account was that the thumbnails were missing! I checked in the desktop properties:

and thumbnails were enabled. Yet my desktop looked like this:

Thumbnails are still seen in Thunar, though:

What is the problem here? Any ideas?

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@DoR Thanks for adding the images...I didn't have the reputation. :-) – ascom Aug 15 '13 at 23:59
Rebooting the computer worked, maybe it was the updates? :-) – ascom Aug 17 '13 at 0:37

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You might have to redo the desktop. Since those desktop files are from the old release, they might not have been "updated".

So, try making a new folder in Thunar, select (multiple by holding down Ctrl) and then Click and drag all the photos from your desktop to the new folder in Thunar. Then, delete all the pictures off your desktop and click and drag the photos from Thunar back to the desktop.

Might work.

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You can try it with just one picture file first. – Richard Aug 16 '13 at 1:17
I don't see how that would work, as these are images....but I will try later. – ascom Aug 16 '13 at 12:49
Nope, copying images from desktop to another folder and back didn't work. – ascom Aug 17 '13 at 0:03

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