[mythtv-users] Fanart

Daniel Frey dmfrey at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 20:10:16 UTC 2012


There is a job you can enable that does that.  I think it is mostly for
when one season ends and another one begins so you get some fresh images.


On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Robert Dege <livemotion at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the information.  I was able to update it via mythfrontend.
>
> One final question....  does the fanart change up?  I have instances where
> several episodes of different shows are showing different fanart.  I think
> it's a pretty cool feature, even though there are certain images that I
> prefer over others.
>
> -Rob
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:55 AM, Daniel Frey <dmfrey at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> There are 2 ways that I can think of...
>>
>> 1. Mythweb, when you open a recording rule, there is a Lookup button next
>> to the inetref field.  If there are more than one, a popup displays showing
>> you the various options.
>>
>> 2. On a recording, you can edit the metadata.  One of the options, once
>> the inetref is filed in, you can tell it to lookup the banner, coverart,
>> etc.
>>
>> There may be others.  I typically use mythweb for this, and fallback to
>> option 2 above when I am not at my laptop.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:41 AM, Robert Dege <livemotion at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> How would I go about choosing different fanart from thetvdb.com site,
>>> instead of the default that is downloaded?  Is it as simple as replacing
>>> the image in the fanart folder, while preserving the file name?  Or is
>>> there a more appropriate method?
>>>
>>> -Rob
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 5:56 AM, Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Monday 05 Nov 2012 18:30:03 Yeechang Lee wrote:
>>>> > Robert Dege <livemotion at gmail.com> says:
>>>> > > None of my scheduled recordings had the inetref info filled in.
>>>> >
>>>> > The daily automatic running of mythmetadatalookup should fill in most
>>>> > inetrefs then download associated fan art.
>>>>
>>>> Emphasis on the 'should'. Where Jamu used to manage to fill in 95% of
>>>> my recordings, the new inbuilt metadata lookerupper manages about 40%. It
>>>> seems to get more easily confused when a movie returns multiple matches.
>>>> I'm not sure what Jamu used to do but it must have had a mechanism to cope
>>>> with it better. Or I'm missing something again :)
>>>>
>>>> Mark
>>>>
>>>> > Is "Perform daily updates
>>>> > of recording artwork" enabled in Setup|Artwork and Data Sources?
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