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Re: thumbnailing/ image choosing (xfdesktop-settings) no longer working

On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 04:12:51PM +1000, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> For some reason presently unknown to me, XFCE4's xfdesktop-settings
> app no longer shows thumbnails, and the Folder -> Other dialog box
> shows all files and images as disabled and not selectable.
> Ideas?

This is possibly related, but I'm only recently experiencing this


which says that that particular bug was fixed in xfdesktop4 version

and the versions available to me seem to be

which is apparently the latest version for stretch:

Is anyone else experiencing this?

How does this make sense, and why would a recent update have caused
me to only now experience this bug, and to not see the fixed version
of xfdesktop4?