[mythtv-users] Channel icons

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Oct 4 05:10:29 UTC 2007

On 10/04/2007 12:32 AM, David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Oct 3, 2007, at 8:06 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 10/03/2007 09:57 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:
>>> I just tried this on a whim, because I never had working channel
>>> icons.  I now have channel icons in MythWeb, but they still don't
>>> show up in the OSD when I hit 'I' twice during playback.  In
>>> screenshots other people have posted the channel icon appears next to
>>> the channel number.  Is there something I need to do to enable this
>>> in mythfrontend?  I'm running 20.2-fixes.
>> They must exist "locally" (i.e. copied to or network mounted) on each
>> frontend.
> Where does the frontend expect to find them?  I see where mythweb is  
> getting them, from /srv/www/htdocs/mythweb/data/tv_icons/.  But I'm  
> guessing the frontend expects them to be somewhere else...

At the file location specified in the DB.  If you imported with
mythfilldatabase, it should be in the ~/.mythtv/channels directory (of
the user you used to get the channel icons).  Just copy that directory
and its contents to the same location on all frontends and enjoy your
channel icons.


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