[ubuntu-uk] Icon-sized front pages of pdfs

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 27 09:22:18 UTC 2011

On 27 January 2011 09:01, Rowan Berkeley <rowan.berkeley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have over a thousand pdf files, and I have noticed that every time I
> open one of the sub-folders containing them, the file manager starts
> whooshing around trying to collect tiny icon-sized copies of the front
> pages of every pdf in the sub-folder and display them next to the file
> details in the file list. There is a simple preferences box which allows
> the usual modifications of what gets displayed in a file list, but I
> can't see how to deactivate this particular feature. Does anyone know a
> way?

In Nautilus (the file manager) select Edit > Preferences then on the
the Preview tab there is a Show thumbnails option which I think is
what you want.


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