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Gimp 2.10 Thumbnails Folder location
#1
It seems that the thumbnails folder location has been changed since Gimp 2.10 came out.
Please advise as to where the folder is located for the following OS's:-
1. Ubuntu Linux
2. MacOS
3. Windows 10
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#2
I don't think Gimp has something like a thumbnail folder. Where do you find it in 2.8?
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#3
(07-04-2018, 04:11 PM)Ofnuts Wrote: I don't think Gimp has something like a thumbnail folder. Where do you find it in 2.8?

Immediately below the .gimp-2.8 folder. It is called .thumbnails
(It tends to grow quite big so I delete it every now and then)

I haven't found a 2.10 equivalent, but there are some other folders to be found here and there.
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#4
Well in linux the thumbnails for Gimp 2.10 are in ~/.cache/thumbnails/normal/

and if using a flatpak ~/.var/app/org.gimp.GIMP/cache/thumbnails/normal/

Do not know about OSX

Windoze: spend too much time trying to pin down where they end up after opening some images.

Should be something like C:\Users\your-id\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer in one of those thumbcache_xxx.db files
but
Using a snapshot utilty to compare before and after using Gimp. Files go into (example)
C:\Users\your-id\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\thumbnails\normal\1e1f6732782100261c6774c4766b916f.png
Shown in the utility log file.

Try to find them - gone. Hate M$
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#5
(07-04-2018, 04:50 PM)rich2005 Wrote: Well in linux the thumbnails for Gimp 2.10 are in  ~/.cache/thumbnails/normal/

and if using a flatpak ~/.var/app/org.gimp.GIMP/cache/thumbnails/normal/

Do not know about OSX

Windoze: spend too much time trying to pin down where they end up after opening some images.

Should be something like C:\Users\your-id\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer in one of those thumbcache_xxx.db files
but
Using a snapshot utilty to compare before and after using Gimp. Files go into (example)
C:\Users\your-id\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\thumbnails\normal\1e1f6732782100261c6774c4766b916f.png
Shown in the utility log file.

Try to find them - gone. Hate M$

OK, did have a  ~/.cache/thumbnails/normal/ directory, but I didn't recognize any images in it as opened by Gimp, but then there weren't many images since I rebooted yesterday. I tried to have Gimp create a few thumbnails by openjng big files, exit Gimp, and the directory is now empty.
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#6
Thought you were using the Gimp 2.10.2 flatpak

The thumbnails for that are in ~/.var/app/org.gimp.GIMP/cache/thumbnails/normal/
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#7
I have sort of found it for Windows 10. It is in
C:\Users\your_name\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache

But it is some sort of hidden folder. It does not show up in the folder hierarchy even though it is set to show hidden files and folders. I got to it by by selecting the AppData folder and searching for thumbnail. Thumbnails for all the files I have used in 2.10 are there.

EDIT:
You have to uncheck "Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)"
Then the thumbnails folder can be accessed.
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