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Thunar (1.6.10-2ubuntu1) only shows images edited with gimp.

Even the screenshots have no thumbnails.

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I have installed tumbler and tumbler-plugins-extra packages.

I have reistalled thunar. I have already run:

    mv ~/.config/Thunar ~/.config/Thunar.bak 

How to fix the thumbnails?

P.S: I have also installed nautilus, and shows all the thumbnails.

  • ANSWER FOUND: sudo chmod 701 -R .cache/thumbnails – GeoMint Jun 30 '16 at 11:53
  • Then please add that as an answer. – Android Dev Jun 30 '16 at 12:04
  • @GeoMint yes, please post as an answer. Also, are you sure you need 701? 700 would make more sense or, at least 710 but not 701. – terdon Jun 30 '16 at 12:06
  • i tested it by changing numbers. everything works for 70x where x is a number different than 0. also 777 works. i will be more specific at my answer. @terdon – GeoMint Jun 30 '16 at 12:14
  • Yes, 777 will work. All you really need is the 1st 7. The rest shouldn't be relevant and there is no reason to give everyone execute access and no read access to the directory, which is what the final 1 in 701 does. You probably just want 755 (rwx for you, rx for everyone else) – terdon Jun 30 '16 at 12:18
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Just make the cache available to programs, by running:

sudo chmod 755 -R .cache/thumbnails

This also works for more programs like Image Viewer that uses the same cache file.

  • That'll work for the current directory; what about all directories? – iLikeDirt Nov 8 '16 at 18:00
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    No, param -R means "Recursive" so it will traverse thru all directories. Working like a charm - thanks! – marverix Feb 4 '17 at 21:30
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    I also had to kill Thunar and tumblerd. After changing access permissions, opened Thunar and everything was working. – codegenki Jan 23 '18 at 20:33

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