Re: F-Spot slow when scrolling 8000+ pictures

No.  I am saying that I experienced a slowdown because F-Spot was
regenerating my thumbnails.  I am suggesting that your's is slow as it
may be doing the same thing.. ?

You can force F-Spot to regenerate all of your thumbnails by selecting
all of the photos and choosing the "Regenerate thumbnail" option from
the menu.

Mind you I only had to do this because I deleted the .thumbnails
directory.  It had thumbs for lots of images and videos that had been deleted
a long time ago.

On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 11:28:57PM +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 11/01/07, George Talusan <george convolve ca> wrote:
> >I saw this too after I erased my ~/.thumbnails directory -- it was large
> >at 6GB.  After erasing it, F-Spot, I think, tried regenerating
> >thumbnails for all of my 50,000 pictures.  It took a long time and I
> >think it stalled a few times.  I had to restart the application before it 
> >got to
> >the point where the slowness went away.
> >
> >
> Proportionally, that fits as my ~/.thumbnails is 650 MB. Are you
> suggesting that erasing that folder and letting F-Spot rebuild it
> would make F-Spot faster?
> Are there any other methods that I could use? Such as, reducing the
> thumbnails quality? I don't want to reduce their size any smaller than
> they are already.
> Thanks.
> Dotan Cohen

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