[mythtv-users] icons

Steve Goodey steve at goodey.org
Wed Jan 13 13:24:31 UTC 2021

> I've been futzing around with icons recently in the UK.
> Fedora 32 and  MythTV 32 compiled from source.
> I've found that, contrary to what I've read, I've had most success
> displaying icons by putting them into /etc/mythtv/channels.
> I discovered this by searching the harddisk for icon files and finding some
> in there from one of the many attempts I made to download some.  I've since
> added some by hand and, provided there are database entries for them they
> appear in the local frontend, mythweb and WebFrontend.  One problem seems
> to be that those three expect different shapes and sizes of the icon.
> I found this command helpful:
> http://mythfe0:6544/Guide/GetChannelIcon?ChanId=1331
>  Which tells you if a frontend can find an icon.  For the webpages you also
> have to clear the cache to pick up any changes.

This might help.


Regards, Steve Goodey
Colchester, England
Registered Linux User #372670 http://counter.li.org
Hello to Jason Isaacs

[1] https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Channel_icons
[2] 372670.png
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