GNOME generates thumbnails for image, video, PDF, and other documents. Those thumbnails are cached in ~/.thumbnails and never be purged. That could occupy amount of your disk.
orphan-thumbnail is a program to find orphan GNOME thumbnails. It reads thumbnails and find URI to the original file in PNG comments. It is capable to show and/or delete orphan thumbnails.
- Current version:
- Git repository: git://git.kitty.in.th/orphan-thumbnail/
It\’s GNU building system, so just
$ tar xjf orphan-thumbnail-x.y.z.tar.bz2 $ cd orphan-thumbnail-x-y-z $ ./autogen.sh $ ./configure $ make $ sudo make install
The binary orphan-thumbnail should be installed in /usr/local/bin/.
- List thumbnail file and its status
- List only orphan thumbnail file
- Delete orphan thumbnail file
- Quiet mode
$ orphan-thumbnail --help Usage orphan-thumbnail [OPTION...] A program to find orphan GNOME thumbnails. -d, --delete delete orphan thumbnail(s) -o, --orphan list only orphan thumbnail(s) -q, --quiet quiet mode, only if -d is specified -v, --version show version -h, --help print this help Report bugs to [email protected]