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    Thumbnail generating for PDF files doesn't work anymore

    i have no generating thumbnail for PDF files in Gnome DE, hence i go to Plasma to generate it then goo back to gnome.
    any idea?
    maybe just removed some packages related to.
    Last edited by ho3in; 1st September 2019 at 08:05 PM.

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    Re: Thumbnail generating for PDF files doesn't work anymore

    Did you remove evince? It installs the thumbnail generator /usr/share/thumbnailers/evince.thumbnailer.

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    Re: Thumbnail generating for PDF files doesn't work anymore

    $ sudo dnf -y install evince
    [sudo] password for ho3in:
    Last metadata expiration check: 0:03:26 ago on Tue 03 Sep 2019 05:44:38 PM EDT.
    Package evince-3.32.0-3.fc30.x86_64 is already installed.
    Dependencies resolved.
    Nothing to do.
    Complete!

    $ ls /usr/share/thumbnailers/evince.thumbnailer
    -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 803 Jun 11 07:35 /usr/share/thumbnailers/evince.thumbnailer


    No i didn't, also evince-nautilus is installed.

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    Re: Thumbnail generating for PDF files doesn't work anymore

    12:28 AM ho3in@fedoraGnome: ~ >> $ ls /usr/share/thumbnailers/evince.thumbnailer
    -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 803 Jun 11 16:05 /usr/share/thumbnailers/evince.thumbnailer
    but still problem exsists.

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    Re: Thumbnail generating for PDF files doesn't work anymore

    according to this https://forum.manjaro.org/t/pdf-thum...us-gnome/94486
    i removed WPS office 11.1.0.8865-1 and solved. i don't know why it disables evince.thumbnailer

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