[mythtv-users] Theme Trouble

Jonatan mythtv at comhem.se
Sat May 3 09:53:24 UTC 2008

Josh White wrote:
> On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 10:21 PM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com 
> <mailto:kkuphal at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 8:00 PM, Josh White <jaw1959 at gmail.com
>     <mailto:jaw1959 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>         I just tried to setup the mythbuntu 8.04 theme on my debian
>         machine, and now mythfrontend will not load.  I simply copied
>         the Mythbuntu 8.04 folder from a machine that uses it into my
>         themes folder on my Debian Etch frontend, and chose it from
>         setup.  When it scaled the theme images as it normally does on a
>         theme change, it did the normal two steps, but then went to my
>         desktop.  I'm guessing theres something in the theme my debian
>         machine doesn't like, but I'm unaware of a way to change that
>         setting without using the mythfrontend interface.  
>     Two ways:
>     mythfrontend -O Setting=Value
>     will let you specify any DB setting and value on the command-line or
>     use phpmysql or mysql command-line query tool to change the DB
>     setting for the startup theme in the database.  I would suggest
>     using phpmysql or mysql command-line to find the setting and use the
>     mythfrontend option to change it at startup to avoid any possibility
>     of messing up your DB
>     Kevin
> Thanks for the info.  But suppose I don't really understand what I 
> should be using for "Value" in your example, or how to use phpmysql to 
> make the change...any specific advice on where I could learn about this 
> subject?  Google hasn't led me to a solution as of yet...

There are some examples on the wiki: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Override_settings


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