[mythtv-theming] How to clone a theme in 0.25

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jul 19 21:57:32 UTC 2012

On 07/19/2012 06:40 AM, Stuart Morgan wrote:
> On Thursday 19 Jul 2012 22:31:03 ajp at cantabrian.co.nz wrote:
>> Far as I can tell and I may have missed it, but there isn't any docs on how
>> to do this in 0.25, in fact as far as I can tell the only themes you can use
>> are ones that are downloaded. This seems a bit.. how to put this..
>> unexpected. I say this because if the only way to change themes is by
>> downloading from a server on the Internet what happens if the server is
>> down or your Myth box does not have internet access - unusual but I am sure
>> it must happen.
> Nothing has changed at all. It will still load any themes which only exist
> locally. You can still 'clone' a theme by copying it to a new directory and
> changing the themeinfo.xml.
> The only thing different from 0.24 is that you can easily download and install
> new themes from within the frontend.

And they get put in $HOME/.mythtv/themes directory--not in 
/usr/share/mythtv directory...  (I'm guessing this is why you can't find 
them to copy.)


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