[mythtv-users] Issue changing themes
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Oct 25 17:14:40 UTC 2011
On 10/24/2011 06:12 PM, Harry Devine wrote:
> I go to Theme Chooser under settings,& no matter what theme I choose, the Terra theme gets chosen.
If you start mythfrontend when you have an invalid theme*** specified,
mythfrontend does a setting /override/ to use the Terra (default)
theme. That override will, er, override any specifically chosen theme.
Therefore, if you're running mythfrontend with the override, changing
the setting has no effect *until* you restart mythfrontend with a valid
> I see in the frontend log that mainmenu.xml is missing. Wouldn't that file get installed when the theme package was updated? Can I just copy it in from another theme?
That's most likely is talking about an old, broken theme from previous
version of MythTV.
***An invalid theme means a theme that does not exist on your system or
that's an old/broken theme from a previous version of MythTV.
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