Best Skin for Apple Tv 2?

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pecinko Offline
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Post: #16
Check the one from my sig and post your findings regarding speed and usability, even if you decide not to use it.

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Post: #17
ajnicho Wrote:Confluence Is by far the fastest. Only problem with xtv is that when I go in to movies it still brings up Tv shows
ajnicho,

Do you have content set to TV for your TV shows? Are you using the SVN build from the Passion repo or the last 'official' (v1.0.2) build from a zip file?

If it's working correctly from Confluence, but not from my skin, that's a bug that I need to stomp.

Wyrm (xTV-SAF)
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eTip Offline
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Post: #18
Confluence, Mediastream and XeeBo (love the simplicity & speed of this skin). For me, every other skin was causing a lag in the UI.
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pecinko Offline
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Post: #19
eTip Wrote:Confluence, Mediastream and XeeBo (love the simplicity & speed of this skin). For me, every other skin was causing a lag in the UI.

Quartz was causing lag ? Hardly possible.

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angryjack Offline
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Post: #20
@eTip,

absolutely no lag on ATV2 with xTV(SAF) skin. Maybe it's related to your configuration ?

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Apple-TV2 with JB 4.2.1, XBMC Eden with Quartz skin
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alexdzn Offline
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Post: #21
Quarz is the best!
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JumperJeff Offline
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Post: #22
I've been using ZStream for a while and really like it.

http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid...ht=zstream
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tomwrob Offline
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Post: #23
I find Quartz to be very good, no lag & very nice interface
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DazNoonan Offline
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Post: #24
Rapier works very well...

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jabba_29 Offline
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tomwrob Wrote:I find Quartz to be very good, no lag & very nice interface

I agree. Had been using confluence for the most part, but quartz is nice, simple and quick!!

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Pridetv Offline
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Post: #26
I take it they are not located in the xbmc repo because mine has three. Do you just ssh them to your apple tv one at a time. Is there a skin that will allow you to have your favorites on the home screen. Ex weather, videos, icefilms, TED, MUSIC, and so on. Basically moving thing out of addon and on to the ho e screen.
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pecinko Offline
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Quartz is linked in my signature. I hope to push it to a main repo soon.

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stephenchow Offline
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Post: #28
JumperJeff Wrote:I've been using ZStream for a while and really like it.

http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid...ht=zstream

how to install this skin to AT2? It's a zip folder, not zip addon (easy to install)
zipfolder can use way : install from zip file?
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atari800 Offline
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Post: #29
So the answer is
ALL OF THEM

(lol)

Maybe a thread on "Which skins performance makes ATV2 choppy?" would have been better

BTW: I vote Transparency! for best skin. Yes it is choppy on ATV2 but not on ATV1. But it has so much eye candy, I over look the choppy-ness

Apple TV1 with Crystal HD on Ubuntu (x4)
ATV2 (x1)
Apple tv 1 running as a server Ubuntu 12.04 that handles MySQL Database, and all movies content off a powered usb hub and 2x 3Gig USB drives
ZyXEL 500Mbps Powerline Ethernet (12.4 MBps)
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ecolombres Offline
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Post: #30
reFocus works great, no lag at all
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