[mythtv-users] Ubuntu upgrade and Fanart

Damian myth at surr.co.uk
Wed Nov 11 09:20:44 UTC 2009

 > > My Ubuntu (with Mythbuntu on top) upgrade to 9.10 went surprisingly 
 > well!
 > > > One thing I haven't managed to see yet is any Fanart. Is there > 
 > > somewhere I
 > > > need to turn it on? I keep seeing great screen shots of menus 
with > fanart in
 > > > the background, but haven't managed to see any yet.
 > > >
 > > > I have set up the storage directories etc. What am I missing?
 > You need to be using a theme that has support for it (Graphite, Blue
 > Abstract, Mythbuntu, Terra, etc). Then you need to get artwork. In
 > mythvideo you can hit 'W' to grab the metadata and fanart for
 > individual videos. And/or you can use JAMU
 > (http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Jamu) to do bulk updates, maintenance,
 > watch recordings artwork, etc.

I did see the "W" thing in the documentation. I have gone that for all 
of my videos. It has given me all of the metadata and covers, but no 
fanart. I looked in my fanart directory to find that it was empty.

Wonder what I'm doing wrong?


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