Thumbnail cache size

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sat Jan 17 02:30:55 GMT 2004

Dik Takken wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to know if there is a limit to the thumbnail cache in
> ~/.thumbnails/. I was just recently trying to recover some of my
> diskspace, and I discovered this thumbnail cache that contained over 200
> MB of thumbnails.
> Is it possible to limit the size of this cache?
> Do cached thumbnails ever expire?
> I use KDE 3.2, in case that matters, but KDE 3.1.x has the same problem.

I wish that I knew the answers, but I don't.

What I can tell you is that these are just cache files.  You can delete them if you like.


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