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skyNEW Skin

Discussion in 'OpenVIX | OpenATV Skins' started by Chabs, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. Chabs

    Chabs TK Veteran

    skyNEW Skin

    Happy New Year Everyone.

    Download the attached rar file

    Extract the ipk in the downloaded rar file and ftp the extracted ipk file to /tmp of your reciever


    Telnet command

    opkg update && opkg install -force-overwrite /tmp/*.ipk


    Menu... setup... software management... install local extension
    Press ok on the package
    press green to install
    Reboot Your Box.


    Menu > setup > VIX > Iplkg install
    Press ok on the package
    press green to install
    Reboot Your Box

    Once it has installed you need to set it as your skin.


    Menu... setup... Usage & GUI... skin setup.
    Restart GUI


    Menu...setup...System...user interface...skin setup.
    Restart GUI

    Channel Selection:


    Graphical EPG:

    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (1).jpg

    Bouquet Selection:

    1_0_1_1581_7EA_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (2).jpg



    1_0_1_1581_7EA_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (1).jpg

    Movie Selection:

    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (2).jpg

    Plugin Browser:

    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (8).jpg


    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (7).jpg

    Quick EPG:

    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (3).jpg

    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (4).jpg

    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (5).jpg

    PVR State:


    Time Shift State:

    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (6).jpg

    History Zap:

    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (10).jpg


    1_0_1_1076_7E5_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (9).jpg

    The Skin is Based on Open Pli but it should work well with most other images. I can confirm it also works well with Open ATV.

    Feel free to try it on other images (please back up your image first before installation). Do post here if it works well with other images.

    The Skin also comes with 2 .sh scripts for the Top Picks.

    SkyScrape.sh scrapes images from the net and skyNEWPicks.sh picks up the images to display.

    In your Cron Manager or Cron Time (Open ATV Menu - Timers - Cron Timers) You need to set SkyScrape.sh once a day and skyNEWPicks.sh every 1hr or whatever you wish to have the images updated.

    Enjoy & Please don't forget feed backs.


    The Skin also includes a plugin which enable easy switch between 2 different versions:

    Default Version (3 Event names Infobar)

    Sky Alternative (2 Event in Infobar)

    Infobar Screen Alternative:


    1_0_19_1B1D_802_2_11A0000_0_0_0 (1).jpg

    1_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_0 (1).jpg


    Skin Download in Download section - Click Here
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 5, 2017
  2. MarkToon

    MarkToon Member

    Looks good chabs


    Chabs what's are your MOVIE SELECTION settings? Can't seem to get mine to match yours....which is looking pretty slick.



    Would following grants post (#973) here: http://www.techkings.org/showthread.php?t=103009

    Solve the planner issue? I only ask as it's for a different skin.

    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 3, 2017
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  3. Chabs

    Chabs TK Veteran

    Yes..you need to load the movieselection.py files.

    Mine are a lil different. Will upload them later after Man Utd match...

    Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk
  4. dsayers2014

    dsayers2014 TK Veteran

    Hi chabs im a little confused whats the difference between this version and SKY.NEW HD Skin (v3.0)?
  5. Chabs

    Chabs TK Veteran

    Sorry mate...i got back home late. What image you using?

    Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk
  6. Chabs

    Chabs TK Veteran

    Dsayer that one has the old sky gui

    Btw I read smwhere that you have a script for swapping vm hd channels into the sky bouquets...

    If so could you please point me in the correct way...my mind is exhausted today to go through posts.


    Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk
  7. MarkToon

    MarkToon Member

    Openatv pal

  8. Callaghans

    Callaghans Member

    excellent upgrade mate and far closer to sky original format. great work
  9. Mcgovery

    Mcgovery Member

    For some reason for me when on the EPG and pressing the next/previous buttons on the remote the tabs at the top do not change (it stays on "all channels")
    The channels themselves on the EPG chane from say "sports" to "Docs" etc but no movement from the tabs?

    Hope that made sense.
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2017
  10. bilal_007

    bilal_007 Member

    Looks good chabs :haha:eace: love that plugin

    Screenshot from 2017-01-04 02-46-10.png
  11. Mcgovery

    Mcgovery Member

    This skin to me looks by far the closest thing to sky, my Mrs thought it was sky haha.
    Just trying to figure out why I can't move across the different subjects headings using "next" and "previous"
  12. Chabs

    Chabs TK Veteran

    I will include the epg tab version in the next update.

  13. MarkToon

    MarkToon Member

    You have the movie selection file handy chabs?

  14. Chabs

    Chabs TK Veteran

    Sorry again mate



    Put the 2 .py files in their correct location...

    Thank you.
  15. Mcgovery

    Mcgovery Member

    Thats better :).
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2017
  16. derekg

    derekg Member

    Hi Chabs

    how do you get the Bouquet selection screen ? also what is the location for the 2 py files for the movie selection screen running openatv image.

  17. pauldb

    pauldb Member

    for those that want to do a bit of editing themselves try using openskin designer chabs skin can be looked at at edited to your hearts content, something you cant do with oe-a/vix based skins
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2017
  18. BREGALT13

    BREGALT13 Member

    I would love to use this skin and have the ability of you guys to get it up and running, as a newby I can't even get the box up and running on basic FTA settings.
    I can't find any idiot proof instructions anywhere.
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  19. Mcgovery

    Mcgovery Member

    Any idea when you will be releasing an update for the bouquet mate?
  20. moshibeth

    moshibeth TK Veteran

    This is the best sky looking skin i have used,I had kiddacs skin on my box but found i had to re flash my box to get it to work as the file wound not load up for some reason ??