[mythtv-users] Can't Get Channel Icons Into Program Guide

Josh TwoOneSix at thatclothingco.com
Thu Jan 25 16:32:11 UTC 2007

moodyjunk at frontiernet.net wrote:
> I've followed the instructions at  
> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-9.html#ss9.5 to download and  
> install channel icons into the Program Guide, but I only get 2 icons.   
> The mkiconmap.xml seems to be created OK and
>       mythfilldatabase --import-icon-map iconmap.xml --update-icon-map
> also seems to run OK.  Two icons are indeed now shown in the Program  
> Guide which were not shown before.
> What is the path for the icon files so I can check to see if they are  
> indeed in my filesystem?  Assuming that I only have the 2 there, any  
> suggestions where on the web I can manually download icon files to  
> populate the directory?
> If the icons are in the required directory, any idea why they aren't  
> all showing in the Program Guide?
> Thanks.
> Jerry
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Your icon files should be stored in: /home/<username>/.mythtv/channels/ 
(i.e. /home/mythtv/.mythtv/channels

Once we know how many are actually in that foler we can go from there.


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