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Questions tagged [thumbnails]

Thumbnails are reduced-size versions of pictures/videos/PDF's, Used to help in recognizing and organizing them.

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No thumbnails are showing on Xubuntu 18.04

I recently re-installed Xubuntu 18.04. After re-installation thumbnails stopped loading after some time. At first it loaded a few thumbnails and stopped, but it even stopped showing the loaded ...
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Custom thumbnailers don’t work on Ubuntu 18.10

Recently I had a bunch of my own scripts for the thumbnails in Nautilus: WebP previews, sound waveforms, office documents and so on. Seems like either I’m doing something wrong (thumbnail generation ...
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Changing the size of files

When sending files through bluetooth, it doesn't expand the image I click, so that I can be sure of the image I want to send. Is there any settings to change that ? EDIT : As GabrielaGarcia ...
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No thumbnails preview

I have installed ubuntu 18.10 and have no thumbnails preview for any file, such as it was in previous version. In preferences the setting is on "show preview" for all files...Any ideas someone?
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Where are the thumbnails of a new image located?

I read Where are icons stored? about the location of Ubuntu built-in icons (for instance /usr/share/icons/gnome/256x256/appsgnome-terminal.png). But I am confused about the icon location of a new ...
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Black borders on picture thumbnails with the Adwaita theme in 18.04

I get black borders on picture thumbnails with the Adwaita theme. Nautilus is with the "Use the new views" selected. No black borders with Ambiance theme. Is it a bug, does it affect others, or did I ...
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Larger thumbnails in Image Viewer (eog) or gThumb

I'm looking at images in full-screen mode with the thumbnail strip - both gThumb and eog work well, but the thumbnails are very small. So: In eog, I go to [bar menu] > image gallery. The thumbnails ...
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How to make a thumbnail for xmind file

I have installed Xmind in Ubuntu 18.04 instructed by this script. But I want to create a thumbnail for Xmind filetype. I think thumbnail can be generated by an icon downloaded from the internet. I ...
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Automatically generate raw thumbnails only with gThumb

I would like to generate camera raw file thumbnails (Nikon .NEF) in Nautilus with gThumb, without opening the app, and when no additional thumbnailer is installed. Some script or a Terminal command, I ...
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Fix thunar doesn't show image/video thumbnails in xubuntu 18.04

No matter what I do the result is there no image/video thumbnails $ thunar --version Thunar 1.6.15 (Xfce 4.12) $ sudo apt install tumbler tumbler-plugins-extra ffmpegthumbnailer Reading package ...
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How can I see image thumbnail on wine?

I am running Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 using wine. But the problem is when I click File > Open it doesn't showing any image previews or thumbnails. How can I see image thumbnails via wine file selector? ...
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Nautilus does not show thumbnails anymore in list view 100% zoom

Since I upgraded to Bionic Beaver, I don't see the thumbnails in list view anymore when the zoom level is 100%. I must zoom to 150% to see them. How to change that back ? I did not find any obvious ...
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Thumbnails not showing in video in Ubuntu 18.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I've manually installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Everything looks fine except video thumbnails. How to solve this?
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Thumbnail previews in Files/Nautilus only show when zoom is 150% or more (18.04)

I don't get thumbnail previews in Files (Nautilus) at the default zoom level when using List view. If I select 150% in the hamburger menu the thumbnails are displayed, and they are displayed in Grid ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 does not display thumbnails for videos

Though not a serious issue, it still bothers me. It displays thumbnails for images. I've also tried clearing thumbnails folder in ~/.cache/thumbnails.
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How can I generate thumbnails in advance on KDE / Dolphin?

Revisiting this Q&A about pre-generating thumbnails on Nautilus/GNOME I recently had to discover that none of the scripts posted there would work on KDE Plasma 5 / in the Dolphin file manager. Is ...
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No thumbnails for GIF images in Ubuntu 17.10

I set up thumbnails for GIF images on an earlier version of Ubuntu by following the instructions in this answer. Since my upgrade to 17.10 I've noticed GIF thumbnails are no longer generated. I've ...
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I dont see image thumbnails in my ubuntu 16.04 since I reckoon I installed UbuntuTweak

I tried hard solving this problem having some research on the net and trying with some coding. I tried already erasing the thumbnails cache and didnt work sudo rm -rf ~/.thumbnails/* ~/.cache/...
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Nemo 3.6.5 thumbnails gone

I'm running ubuntu 16.04 LTS with cinnamon 3.6.7 and nemo 3.6.5. I have set preferences to always show thumbnails for files smaller than 10MB. I have no previews of .jpg files (and possibly other ...
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Where are Libre Office thumbnails stored?

I'd like to delete a thumbnail of a Libre Office spreadsheet that contains some sensitive info. I've encrypted the spreadsheet and deleted the original, but LO continues to display a thumbnail graphic ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 - Problems displaying thumbnails in Nautilus in XOrg

Hi just installed a fresh 17.10, gnome shell. Wayland was not working out for me (it was slower than xorg and a couple of important apps weren't running well on it) so I switched back to XOrg session. ...
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image thumbnails missing in file manager, visible in nautilus

New machine, just installed 17.10 Studio. When I navigate through directories using file manager, any image file (jpg, png, pdf) is missing the thumbnail. Images also not visible in Image Viewer. If I ...
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How to get pdf preview in Dolphin on kubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm currently using kubuntu 16.04 LTS (installed today) and was trying to get a preview for pdf files in Dolphin. I have tried the method mentioned here also in this website. However, even though I ...
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Video thumbnails in 16.04

I have 16.04 + Unity. Nautilus does not show video thumbnails for me. Is it the default behaviour of Nautilus ? Any option to enable thumbnails for videos ? Thanks.
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS does not display .jpg files

I have a series of .jpg files that do not show on Ubuntu Image Viewer or as thumbnails. These are perfectly ok on Windows 32 and 64 and on Mac OS. Strangely one very old .jpg file does display ...
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No mp3 thumbnail (album art cover) when using ffmpegthumbnailer, in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04

I use Nemo as my default file browser and I want to use ffmpegthumbnailer to generate thumbnails. So I installed ffmpegthumbnailer and edited the totem.thumbnailer file in /usr/share/thumbnailers and ...
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Is there a way to force thumbnail generation via a script

I am currently using PCManFM, but I believe that other file managers are the same. When I open up the directory, large files, that are over the specified size limit are not shown as thumbnails, but ...
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Audio preview in Dolphin Kubuntu 17.04

Dolphin is not displaying previews for audio files in Kubuntu 17.04. Acconding to https://askubuntu.com/a/918342/35245 : Audio thumbnailer is part of the kio-extras. And according to https://...
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Not showing Dolphin's Image Thumbnails on Xubuntu 17.04

This is a freshly installed Xubuntu 17.04, since Thunar don't let me do some things I installed Dolphin but it is not showing thumbnails of pictures. Other help on internet is about KDE. What can I do?...
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Can I make nautilus show book covers as thumbnails for Epub files?

The Problem Can I make nautilus show thumbnails of book covers for files in .epub format? It shows thumbnails for pdf files but not .epub. Is this achievable by adding a thumbnailer? Each of these ...
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Green Thumbnails in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 [duplicate]

My video (.mkv) thumbnails are green (or monochromatic)? This didn't solve my problem, the situation is exactly the same, it used to work in 16.10 but it's not working now. Is this a bug should I ...
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How to set default folder view to “list”, in Ubuntu

How to set default folder view to “list”, in Ubuntu, with no icons, slows big directories, such as my photos? Thanks in advance.
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My video (.mkv) thumbnails are green (or monochromatic)?

When I installed Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 thumbnails for .mkv were not showing up at all, Then it automatically got fixed, now it's generating the Thumbnails but as weird as it may sound, they're all green (...
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Mkv thumbnails are not generating at all

After updating to Ubuntu 17.04 my .mkv files aren't showing any thumbnails What have I tried so far? Installed ubuntu-restricted-extras that didn't work. Rebooted after installing ubuntu-restricted-...
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Thumbnails not showing Pictures

This is Ubuntu 14.04. I have connected my phone (One Plus). Instead of the thumbnails like these "with JPG written on black background", I want actual thumbnails with pictures.
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How to enable thumbnail previews in Nautilus in Xubuntu 16.04?

I want to use Nautilus as default file manager instead of Thunar but it does not generate thumbnails for new media files that I add. How do I enable this behaviour? Also how do I access preferences/...
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Thumbnails do not update after modifying jpg file with Gimp

I regularly modify jpg images using GIMP (currently in version 2.8). However, the thumbnail in Nautilus (currently in version 3.14.3) does not change/update after the modification. I find this ...
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How to thumbnail/preview doc, docx, odt and other document files in dolphin?

I was searching some places but couldn't find any solution as to how preview document files like odt, ods, doc, docx in dolphin. Is there any solution to this? I would actually need this because I ...
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How to get nautilus to show file previews thumbnails for office files?

LibreOffice files have thumbnails, Microsoft Office files don't. Sometimes I get sent Microsoft Office files and they come with a thumbnail but as soon as I save the file in LibreOffice, nautilus ...
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Make thumbnails persistent for the current session only, do not store them on the disk

I don't want thumbnails stored on my disk (e.g. for privacy reasons), but completely disabling thumbnailing (by denying write access to ~/.cache/thumbnails) also replaces all preview icons with those ...
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Nautilus odt thumbnails gone after BleachBit

Nautilus used to generate thumbnails for .odt documents before I cleaned the pc with BleachBit and now I can't get it to work again. Any ideas? Here's what I cleaned:
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Getting thumbnails for .MTS (AVCHD) video files in Caja?

In Caja (MATE's file manager), I'm not getting thumbnails for .MTS video files (From my AVCHD camera). However, if I rename them to a more common extension, such as .mp4, thumbnails for them are ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 doesn't show mp3 thumbnails (album art picture) - the rest of the thumbnails are ok!

I have xubuntu 16.04 and mp3 thumbnails don't work. I already deleted .thumbnails and changed permission for thumbnails folder and didn't seem to solve the problem.help please.
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How to make Thunar regenerate thumbnails?

I have a large collection on pictures which needed cropping, color balancing, autotuning, etc. Now Thunar is showing the old thumbnails and is very confusing because i can't visually separate edited ...
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Many thumbnails fail to be generated in Nautilus, but OK in Dolphin with ffmpegthumbs

It happens to lots of .wmv extension files, this is how it looks like:
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There is no video thumbnail for Dolphin file manager on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have installed "ffmpegthumbs", "mplayerthumbs", "kffmpegthumbnailer", "kio-extras", and set up everything for Dolphin which used to work on OpenSUSE 42.1, but there is still no thumbnail for videos, ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - Thunar doesn't show most of media thumbnails

Thunar (1.6.10-2ubuntu1) only shows images edited with gimp. Even the screenshots have no thumbnails. I have installed tumbler and tumbler-plugins-extra packages. I have reistalled thunar. I have ...
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Thunar doesn't display thumbnails for most files

On Xubuntu 14.04 Thunar doesn't show thumbnails for most files. For example in my wallpapers folder only two .png files have thumbnails while the rest of them don't have thumbnails, similar for other ...
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Open/Upload file Dialogue - make file preview larger

I work in Chrome a lot and do a lot of meme type image uploads from Chrome for a Page that I admin. Frequently, I can't read the text on the image previews I'm looking at in the upload dialogue box. ...
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How to Keep Focus of File-Browser when Previewing Thumbnails in Sushi?

A report done here already 2011 in bugzilla.gnome.org but no proposals for improvement. It is possible that this is not a gnome-sushi issue but dependent on the packages on the test environment How ...