[mythtv-users] remote frontend and jpg vs png

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Nov 21 06:23:52 UTC 2009

On 11/21/2009 12:52 AM, scram69 wrote:
> I was struggling for a while trying to understand why, following my
> upgrade to 0.22, that I could no longer see any channel icons and most
> of my movie posters on my remote frontends.  It finally dawned on me
> that the few images I can see are all .png, while all of the images
> that are not visible are .jpg.  Has anyone else noticed this?  If this
> is a new "feature", can anyone recommend a utility to convert all of
> my .jpgs to .pngs?
> I'm assuming anytime one updates/adds fanart or posters, or
> mythfilldatabase gets a new channel icon, one needs to manually
> convert from .jpg to .png?

/me guesses that the problem images are actually PNG's or GIF's with a 
.jpg extension.

Qt4 requires "proper" (from an MS Windows standpoint, of course) file 
extensions for images.

Try file on them.


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