Cache and Data Maintenance

Thumbnails and other cached data can be maintained from the dialog accessible by selecting Edit ▸ Preferences ▸ Thumbnail Maintenance .

7.4.1. Geeqie thumbnail cache

The utilities listed here operate on the Geeqie caching mechanism. This also includes the data cached for the search and find duplicates utilities.

Clean up

Removes thumbnails and data for which the source image is no longer present, or has been modified since the thumbnail was generated.

Clear cache

Removes all thumbnails and data stored in the designated folder.

7.4.2. Shared thumbnail cache

The utilities listed here operate on the shared thumbnail mechanism.

Clean up

Removes thumbnails for which the source image is no longer present, or has been modified since the thumbnail was generated.

Clear cache

Removes all thumbnails stored in the designated folder.

7.4.3. Create thumbnails

This utility will render thumbnails using the current thumbnail caching mechanism, as determined in Preferences .

Render

Pre-render thumbnails for a specific folder, the utility has the following options:

Include subfolders

Enable to include all images contained in the subfolders of folder.

Store thumbnails local to source images

The generated thumbnails will be stored local to the source images, if you have the permissions to write to the folder containing the images.

7.4.4. Metadata

This utility operates on the data store for Metadata located in the folder:

$HOME/.local/share/Geeqie/metadata
.

Clean up

Removes keywords and comments for which the source image is no longer present.