[kde-linux] Dynamicaly managing thumbnails

Bram Schoenmakers bramschoenmakers at kde.nl
Fri Oct 26 06:03:08 UTC 2007

Op dinsdag 23 oktober 2007, schreef Thierry de Coulon:


> I have just changed my system, and while moving my files and creating a
> backup of my old "home" I have just noticed that the .thumbnails directory
> was over 300 MB big.
> I do like thumbnails (and I let even big pictures have thumbnails), but I
> think it would be good if there was a way to clean old thumbnails, say
> older than two weeks, so that they don't just use space for nothing.
> I guess a script and a cron job could do this, but I wondered if anything
> was integrated in KDE?

No, but kleansweep, a 3rd party app somewhere on kde-apps.org can do this job 
for you.

Kind regards,

Bram Schoenmakers
KDE Netherlands (www.kde.nl)

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