[plug] Gnome's annoying Windoze-isms

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Sat Apr 11 17:26:46 WST 2009

Yeah, it can do that.  Open nautilus and look at edit/preferences and
the preview tab to control what and how the thumbnails are handled.

I think you can also get to the settings in the gnome-control-center


On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 14:58 +0800, Jason Posavec wrote:
> I run gnome primarily because it is meant to be faster and lighter than 
> the KDE alternative, while still keeping functionality. But as of 2.24, 
> I've noticed some cpu-intensive "decoration" creeping in. The biggest 
> being the thumbnail views, even in list view. An example is 200Gb of 
> Doctor Who avi's I have on a portable hard drive. When I click on that 
> directory, it can easily take up to a minute before I can do anything 
> with the files while all the hundreds of thumbnails load.
> List View used to be text only, and that's how I liked it. Now I can't 
> seem to turn the thumbnails off at all. Does anybody have any 
> suggestions? Is there a gnome toolbox I don't know about?
> Thanks.
> Jason Posavec
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