[mythtv-users] glass-wide, a widescreen GUI theme for MythTV released

gibble gibble at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 17:23:35 UTC 2007

Nice!  I'm using http://ftpmerou.free.fr/ubuntu/babaorum.png and it looks
amazing (imho)

Thomas Kessler-2 wrote:
> Awesome theme!
> Here's the best background available:
> http://mandolux.com/desktops/beer/mandolux-gsurf-l-1280.jpg
> On Nov 12, 2007 5:38 AM, Justin Hornsby <justin at mythtvthemes.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi folks.  I was in two minds about announcing this, but what the heck...
>> There's a new widescreen theme called glass-wide available from
>> www.mythtvthemes.co.uk.  Screenshots are on the glass-wide page.
>> It's more versatile than my previous efforts and is designed to be used
>> with a variety of background images (though all screens have the same
>> background by default) - the end user simply has the opportunity to
>> change the supplied image and (within reason) it'll look fine.
>> Watermarks (the 'icons' associated with every menu item) can be disabled
>> easily - this will save a massive amount of memory.  Personally I don't
>> see a real need for an icon representing what you see as text anyway,
>> but there's no accounting for taste.
>> I've tested it as much as I possibly could before release and found
>> nothing that jumped out at me (missing files etc).  Some icons are
>> missing in use with SVN trunk mythfrontend, and SVN trunk mytharchive
>> segfaults.  The fix for the latter is easy - simply edit mythburn-ui.xml
>> to find and remove the 'trunky' comments.
>> There will be no 4:3 version of this theme, and commercial use is
>> strictly forbidden under the terms of the licence I've chosen.  I make
>> no apologies for that.
>> Nothing short of a direct email to me containing screenshots (for visual
>> problems) or a full description of the problem will get problems fixed.
>> Please read the README file provided in the tarball.  If you don't have
>> the Bitstream Vera Sans font installed, get it.  If you don't run X at
>> 100DPI, don't come running to me about placement problems.
>> All that said, I hope you enjoy using the theme & find it my best yet.
>> Justin
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