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Updating the cover of the Swift iBook

Apple updated the cover of The Swift Programming Language to match the new book in the series, but deleting and redownloading the book within iBooks in OS X Mavericks didn’t update the cover — it continued to display the original cover.

The solution was to quit iBooks, delete the iBooks cache located at ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.iBooksX/Data/Library/Caches/com.apple.iBooksX, and restart iBooks.

You’re welcome, Internet.

5 Comments

  1. Param
    Param July 1, 2014

    Thank you so much!

  2. Mark Patterson
    Mark Patterson August 4, 2014

    “You’re welcome, Internet”? From my point of view, you are the internet, Russell Finn. SO, thank you Internet!

  3. Robert Schwalbe
    Robert Schwalbe December 21, 2016

    Gosh dang. I can kiss you!

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