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How do I delete Gwibber history in 11.10? I deleted the account and created the account again, but some of the tweets deleted on the web still appear on Gwibber.

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Gwibber holds its data in a SQL database which you can view and amend if you use sqlitebrowser

sudo apt-get install sqlitebrowser

cd ~/.config/gwibber
sqlitebrowser gwibber.sqlite

sqlitebrowser screenshot

Change the database table to messages - highlight the messages you want to delete - click the delete button and then save the database changes.

Note - Gwibber appears to hold your account and messages in memory - so you may have to reboot if a gwibber-refresh action doesn't work.

Note 2- if you just want to start from a clean database - just delete gwibber.sqlite and reboot. When you next start Gwibber, the database will be recreated and you will need to re-add you twitter/facebook accounts again.

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thnx - works like a charm. –  Praveen Sripati Dec 26 '11 at 11:54

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