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

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Wed Nov 28 14:45:18 UTC 2012

On 28/11/2012 14:14, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> 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?
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythUI_Theme_Development
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Recordings-ui.xml
> (with that and Ctrl-F in your browser, you should see how easy editing
> the theme to your liking would be...)

Yeah, you're right. I was thinking it was just the repositioning that
was in that commit, but as you say there's other stuff. It is time
I got to understand theme development, in any case.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list