[mythtv-users] Christmas theme 2019

Gavin Whitehead gavinwhiteheadmail at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 08:15:57 UTC 2018

On 02/12/2018 10:03, Paul Harrison wrote:
> The 2019 version of the MythCenterXMAS-wide theme is now available in
> the theme chooser as version 1.9 for 29.0 and 30.0-pre (master). This
> version contains all new background images and despite global warming
> it's still snowing :)
> I noticed a bug in the theme updater in that it never removes old files
> that are no longer in the theme. Depending on what version of the theme
> you previously used this can cause some of the new background images to
> not show, it picks the old background*.png files rather than the new
> background*.jpg ones. Simple fix is to run in a terminal  :-
> rm ~/.mythtv/themes/MythCenterXMAS-wide/backgrounds/*.png
> That will remove the old png files that are no longer used. If you get
> 'No such file or directory' that's OK it just means there is no old pngs
> to remove.
> I'm toying with the idea of making a kids version of the theme that will
> essentially be the same but will have different backgrounds with
> pictures of Santa, reindeer, presents etc. I may throw in a few animated
> gifs of santa, snow men etc. Anyone interested in something like this?
> --
> Paul H.
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'MythCenterXMAS-wide' is not listed in my Theme Chooser.  Do I need to 
do something to provoke it in to looking for new themes?

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