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I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I have some wrong covers associated with albums.

I've already disabled the cover plug-in, but the wrong covers that were downloaded are still being shown when I play the songs they are associated with.

I want to know how to delete these covers so that Rhythmbox won't show them anymore.

Maybe if someone could give the terminal code to access the Rhythmbox cover folder so I can delete these cover images, or something like that...

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All rhythmbox covers are held in a database format called trivial database.

This database is found in the folder ~/.cache/rhythmbox/album-art.

In theory you can write some code or use tools such as [tdbdump](http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/precise/man8/tdbdump.8.html) to interrogate the database, but in practise it is easier just to delete the folder and its contents.

Don't worry - it recreates itself when rhythmbox starts and you next add album-art.

If you are using Rhythmbox v2.97 and later you can instead drag-and-drop pictures from Nautilus onto the album-art plugin and it will update your album-art - make sure you are playing your music track first when doing this.

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If you are using Rhythmbox v2.96 you cannot use this drag-and-drop technique. However, if you use my rhythmbox plugin coverart-browser, you can similarly drag-and-drop pictures onto your albums.

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Thank you for your answer, but I couldn't find that cache folder. Can you tell me how to acess it? –  Matheus Bezerra Soares Nov 24 '13 at 14:40
    
I was able to find a way to open it with gnome-open command with this link: askubuntu.com/a/265642/162053. Thank you very much for the answer. Now I can delete those misrelated folders... –  Matheus Bezerra Soares Nov 24 '13 at 14:53
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