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I have a problem with thumbnails on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit system with Cinnamon 2.0.14 DE and Nemo 2.08.

I have tried removing the ~/.thumbnails directory but it is not working for me. This is very weird because when I open an image in Eye of GNOME, Nemo is creating thumbnails but other images doesn't have preview thumbnails as one can see in my screenshots below. I have changed the preview settings as show miniatures always.

Screenshot 1:

directory full of images

Screenshot 2:


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The solution below is also working on 32 bit systems:

  1. In your home directory remove the .thumbnails subdirectory:

    rm ~/.thumbnails

  2. Set a new link for the cache folder:

    ln -s .cache/thumbnails .thumbnails

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