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Thumbs.db

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Windows stores thumbnail information in each folder, in a file called Thumbs.db. When you switch to Linux, all your folders are full of these files… I would remove them when I would find them, and was not in a hurry. Tonight I thought “there must be a better way to do this”. It doesn’t work yet, but here’s what I’ve got so far:

sudo find / -name Thumbs.db -print | sed 's/ /\\ /g' |xargs rm -fv

Otherwise, Nautilus will do this for you, just press Ctrl+F and look for Thumbs.db…

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Written by azimout

11/07/2008 at 00:40

Posted in Howto

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