Thumbnail sidebar shows error icons in place of some images.

Bug #1756191 reported by Alistair Buxton on 2018-03-15
This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ristretto (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

To reproduce:
    cd /usr/share/icons/gnome/16x16/categories
    xdg-open system-help.png

    ristretto opens the icon and displaysit, and opens a sidebar which displays other images in the folder. But some of those images just show errors. See screenshot.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: ristretto 0.8.2-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-12.13-generic 4.15.7
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Thu Mar 15 21:57:41 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-03-15 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Alpha amd64 (20180315)
SourcePackage: ristretto
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Alistair Buxton (a-j-buxton) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ristretto (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Sean Davis (bluesabre) wrote :

It appears that ristretto is not automatically generating thumbnails for these icons. If you open Thunar in the same directory, then open ristretto, the thumbnails are present.

Sean Davis (bluesabre) wrote :

I can confirm that this affects files in the home directory as well. Does ristretto create thumbnails, or is it maybe creating them in a legacy location?

slumbergod (slumbergod) wrote :

Is this a problem with ristretto or tumbler? I can delete the caches at ~/.cache/thumbails and ~/thumbnails and it seems to work properly for a while but then stops again.

miguel lopes (miguellopes01) wrote :

to install (trumbler-plugins-extra) and that solves the problem

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