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After upgrading to 13.10, nautilus stopped producing and showing thumbnail icons for images and videos.

Also in KDE environment, there's no longer a standard icon for nautilus in start menu (or its submenus).

How should I solve these problems with nautilus.

Edit:

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‌ ‌Before upgrading both could have proper thumbnails.

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Could you add a screen-shot of the first problem? For the second ,you may need to create or edit a launcher file. –  Wilf Nov 24 '13 at 13:54
    
added‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌. –  Minimus Heximus Nov 24 '13 at 14:13
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Here's a rather accurate solution for 13.10 and all past versions: askubuntu.com/a/179107/17065 Note the change in path from '.thumbnails' to '.cache/thumbnails' –  isaaclw Dec 27 '13 at 16:37
    
@isaaclw: thanks. –  Minimus Heximus Dec 29 '13 at 0:52

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For the first one, you just may need to edit the settings: Select preferences Preferences Dialog

If that fails, you may need to install the programs to thumbnail the files:

apt-get install....

Probably atleast one of these - at a guess:

gnome-sushi - file previewer 
libnautilus-extension1a - libraries for nautilus components - runtime version
nautilus-actions - nautilus extension to configure programs to launch
libthumbnailer-dev - development files for thumbnailer
libthumbnailer0 - generate thumbnails from files
gnome-exe-thumbnailer - Wine .exe and other executable thumbnailer for Gnome
gnome-raw-thumbnailer - RAW file thumbnailer for GNOME 
ooo-thumbnailer - thumbnailer for OpenOffice.org documents
kde-thumbnailer-deb - KDE plugin to show thumbnails of Debian package files
kdegraphics-strigi-plugins - transitional package for kdegraphics-related plugins
kdegraphics-thumbnailers - graphics file format thumbnailers for KDE SC
ffmpegthumbnailer - fast and lightweight video thumbnailer
ffmpegthumbnailer-dbg - debugging informations for ffmpegthumbnailer
ffmpegthumbs - video thumbnail generator using ffmpeg

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For your second problem, remove this line from /usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop (The launcher file for Nautilus) :

OnlyShowIn=GNOME;Unity;

You can edit ir using nano or gedit

sudo nano /usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop

sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop

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It was solved. thnx. –  Minimus Heximus Nov 24 '13 at 14:27
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Updated with answer and a guess for first problem - even though you may have solved it anyway. –  Wilf Nov 24 '13 at 17:18

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