[mythtv-users] mythfrontend v30 themes Steppes not updating?

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 12:01:53 UTC 2019


On 03/02/2019 10:25, John wrote:
> My frontends built from source on Ubuntu 18.10 prompt me to update the 
> Steppes Theme to version 30 but the theme does not show in the list - 
> even when it is refreshed.
> 
> Another frontend that uses the fixes 30 ppa does show Steppes 30.1 and 
> updates correctly.
> 
> So the version built from source (which does not work) is
> 
> /mythtv/mythtv$ mythutil --version
> MythTV Version : v30.0-13-g1c2068c62b
> MythTV Branch : fixes/30
> Network Protocol : 91
> Library API : 30.20181231-1
> QT Version : 5.9.5
> 
> The version from the ppa is
> 
> mythutil --version
> MythTV Version : v30.0
> MythTV Branch :
> 
> Strangely the latter with the blank branch works.
> 
> I believe I saw something on this list mentioning how to manually 
> install a theme. Can anybody refresh my memory?
> 

Not really, but see the menu button mention here:

https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Configuring_Frontend#Theme_Chooser

The 'buntu package names include the commit hash, missing from the 
mythutil output.

John P




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