Alphons van Werven freebsd at
Tue Aug 2 19:03:51 UTC 2016

Tim Daneliuk wrote:

> Is there a more modern tool available that does what thumbnail_index does
> (from a command line)?

To anyone else reading this:

Although the OP doesn't specify it, "thumbnail_index" probably refers to
the www/thumbnail_index port:
% make -C /usr/ports search name=thumbnail_index
Port:   thumbnail_index-1998.08.10_4
Path:   /usr/ports/www/thumbnail_index
Info:   Make an HTML index file for a bunch of images
[snip rest]
% cat /usr/ports/www/thumbnail_index/pkg-descr
thumbnail_index - make an HTML index file for a bunch of images

Run this script in a web directory consisting of all or mostly image
files.  It'll create an index.html of thumbnail images, putting
the thumbnail files in a hidden subdirectory.


To the OP:

Judging by the description, it sounds pretty straightforward to write a
shell script that uses ImageMagick (graphics/ImageMagick*). Feel free to
ask if you need help with that.

Hope this helps,


A.J. "Fonz" van Werven <freebsd at>
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