[mythtv-users] Getting rid of the big ugly coverart area from the Mythbuntu theme

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Nov 28 14:14:49 UTC 2012

On 11/28/2012 04:22 AM, Paul Gardiner wrote:
> Just upgraded to 0.26 and loving it, other than finding the ugly great
> coverart area is present in the 0.26 version of the Mythbuntu theme.
> It was there in 0.25 for a while but was later reverted. I thought
> they'd seen sense! :-) I'm looking to reverting it in 0.26, which
> is going to be difficult because I don't know a huge amount about
> Qt. Can anyone confirm that this is the correct commit to attempt
> to apply:
> https://github.com/MythTV-Themes/Mythbuntu/commit/bb224bd43403ca52c3985c92aa8f2158c9a37c32 
> and anyone know if that's likely to go well?
> So here I am dissing their work and asking for help! Hmmm. I
> can see I might be asking for trouble, but it is really really
> ugly! :-)  I've always liked Mythbuntu particularly for being
> the one theme that lets you see the fan art, but that's lost
> with this huge coverart area.

Why not just comment out or delete the appropriate part of the theme, 
rather than reverting the addition of the coverart /and/ all the other 
changes that went in at the same time?


(with that and Ctrl-F in your browser, you should see how easy editing 
the theme to your liking would be...)


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