Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 106449
~/.thumbnails grows without limit
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:58:11 EDT
The ~/.thumbnails directory grows without any size limit at all, and is never
This isn't really a nautilus bug per-se, since many apps write thumbnails here.
What we need is an app that can be run at various times (such as login) to
remove old thumbnails based on some per-user settings (max atime age, max total
thumbnail dir size, etc).
Assigning to desktop lead. :)
Alex I'd say be sure there's a gnome.org bug for this and UPSTREAM it.
Well. Its not really a gnome.org only bug either, since the thumbnail
spec is a freedesktop standard. But yeah, there should be an app to
limit this in gnome.