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Pre-generates thumbnails for 'Gnome Files' formerly known as nautilus.

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Pre-generates thumbnails for 'Gnome Files' formerly known as nautilus. This is useful if you have a lot of files which you want to glance over but you have to wait for them to load as you scroll. Supports Python 3.5+ and any Linux distro using Gnome Desktop 3.

Basic Usage

# generating thumbnails for two directories
thumbgen -d directory1/directory1_1 directory2

# Pulling up the help
thumbgen --help

Command Line Options

short long Description
-d --img_dirs directories to recursively generate thumbnails seperated by space, eg: "dir1/dir2 dir3" [required]
-w --workers no of cpus to use for processing
-i --only_images Whether to only look for images to be thumbnailed
-r --recursive Whether to recursively look for files
--help CLI help


Install PyGObject pre-requisites for your OS from here. For Ubuntu/Debian:

sudo apt install libgirepository1.0-dev gcc libcairo2-dev pkg-config python3-dev gir1.2-gtk-3.0

Then install Thumbgen using:

pip install thumbgen

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