Gallery - Cache Folder WTF?

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  1. emonsterick

    emonsterick Member

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    Every time I open up my gallery I get a folder called cache with four black, empty pictures inside. It doesn't matter how many times I delete it, every time I open the gallery back up, there they are.

    Does anyone have a clue as to what's causing this and what I can do to get it to stop? My sanity is at it's breaking point!

    Thank you!

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    EDIT: I got it on stock Cyanogen 5.0.6.2 and am getting it as well with smoked glass-esque.
     
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  2. Dr01d

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    Yup just started getting this yesterday myself. I also have to manually refresh my SDCard to see new pictures in my gallery occasionally. Running TeamChaos rom.
     
  3. rcfx

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    Huh, I just started getting this too, strange. Easy to fix though, just put a blank file in that same directory called .nomedia and it won't show up in your gallery.

    edit: here is where the folder is on my sdcard: /sdcard/data/beautifulwidgets/cache
     
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  4. Alex K.

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    This is because these pictures are on you SD card and are most likely created by an app that you are using.
     
  5. Sal R.

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    Started after an update to beautiful Widgets that used transparency.
     
  6. Alex K.

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    TADA! - there's your culprit.
     
  7. Wuzz Ranger

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    I have a folder in my gallery called Drop Box. There is only one picture in this Drop Box section. I cannot delete it...it doesn't give me the option to delete it. I even went through Astro File Manager to find it...but I cannot. It is the weirdest thing.
     
  8. rcfx

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    Get the name of the pic in the gallery and find it with a search using root explorer. Then you can put that .nomedia file in it to hide it.
     
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    Go to SDcard/Data/BeautifulWidgets/Cache and delete the 4 files. Hopefully it won't happen again, if it does I will make Dev aware.

    FYI, "Drop Box" is your default Picasa Folder for adding pics, it shows up because you are syncing with Google Picasa on the web.
     
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    928Droid Premium Member Theme Developer Premium Member

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    BTW, this is not Koush related so if no one objects I am moving it to Applications in hopes it will help others with the same question.

    Thanks!
     
  11. karyney

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    I am also getting this. I delete it through Astro and it literally refreshes before my eyes, I can't get rid of them.

    Edit: They're gone! Finally. I hope they stay that way. Thanks for the help.
     
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  12. Dr01d

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    Ty =)

    longer message
     
  13. billyk

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    Just started getting this too. I am a new Beautiful Widgets owner. I just chucked the files using Astro as instructed earlier in this thread. Hope they do not reappear!
     
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    They're back! How annoying.
     
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    Yeah - I noticed that too.
     
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