[xubuntu] Thunar thumbnails on USB drive painfully slow, not using embedded exif thumbnails

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have seen some references that tumblerd which thunar is apparently using can create thumbnails from embedded exif thumbnails in jpeg files. However, this does not seem to work for me, it seems it is reading the complete huge image files to create thumbnails. When I plug in my photo camera with maybe a few hundred (new) jpg files on it, (each one has 3MB) and open the folder in thunar it starts creating thumbnails and obviously before I can do anything useful with that folder view (besides simply copying *all* photos which is not what I always want) I need to wait until all thumbnails for (Hardware)