Viewing pix via net - followup
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Sun Oct 31 00:37:41 UTC 2010
On 31/10/2010 04:48, rikona wrote:
> Hello Mark,
> Saturday, October 30, 2010, 9:15:17 AM, Mark wrote:
> M> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 10:24 PM, rikona<rikona at sonic.net> wrote:
>>> Thursday, October 28, 2010, 12:18:21 PM, rikona wrote:
>>> r> I'd like to view folders with perhaps 100-200 photos each, located
>>> r> on another box on the local net. My favorite viewer is geeqie, but
>>> r> I don't see how to get it to view other than local files. Same with
>>> r> other viewers under 'graphics'. I can list the other dirs/files on
>>> r> the other box, using nautilus or konq, so they should be available
>>> r> for viewing. Even the icons in nautilus or konq do not show the
>>> r> actual pix. I can open them individually, but that is not practical
>>> r> when viewing hundreds of pix. How can I get geeqie, preferably, to
>>> r> see the folders/files on another box?
>>> I got no response from this, but as I was looking for my net problems
> M> While looking for something else, I just found something in
> M> Nautilus that might help. In Edit->Preferences Click on the Preview
> M> tab and adjust the setting for the file types you want to see from
> M> "Local Files Only" to "Always." That might be what you want, but
> M> I'd bet it's a performance drag, especially if you have hundreds of
> M> files to preview across a network.
> Aha - I can now at least *see* the net pix! I normally don't use icon
> view, so I never noticed that setting. It does take a short while to
> load all the icons, but it's not a problem with most folders. Haven't
> yet tried the ones with, say, 2500 pix in them. Maybe I can have lunch
> while they load. :-)
The icons, that is the thumbnails, are stored in ~/.thumbnails directory.
If you delete this directory, all the thumbnails will have to be
re-created; so, if you have 2500 pix....... :-) .
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