re-touched skin, need help to change it back to the default skin

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nmicame Offline
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I accidentally downloaded re-touched skin on my apple TV v2 and I didn't know you needed a mouse or a touch screen. Now it’s hard to navigate with the apple TV remote. On the XBMC main menu I cannot press the settings button so I can’t change it back to the default skin. What should I do?
(This post was last modified: 2013-03-31 21:29 by nmicame.)
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artrafael Offline
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Try deleting your guisettings.xml file in your userdata directory and then restarting XBMC.
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(2013-03-31 21:53)artrafael Wrote:  Try deleting your guisettings.xml file in your userdata directory and then restarting XBMC.
deleting the skin.re-touched folder from addons folder also works

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nmicame Offline
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how do i access guisettings.xml? and userdata?
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Ive done the exact same thing and now im stuck can't navigate to the addon screen can anybody help with this?Huh
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artrafael Offline
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(2013-04-09 23:50)tommiboost Wrote:  Ive done the exact same thing and now im stuck can't navigate to the addon screen can anybody help with this?Huh

More details please.
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I changed my skin to the touched one on my apple tv and I need to know how to return xbmc back to default skin using ssh is there a how to guide?
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See this SSH wiki article. Although it refers to XBMCbuntu, the concept is the same for connecting to a system via SSH and issuing commands to it.
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Hi there I am having problems switching this skin back to default too. On Aeon Nox I disabled mouse support and was unaware that if I change over that the settings would carry over; it did. So now I can't navigate with the arrow keys nor my mouse. I have tried going into the XBMC folder but alas there is no guisettings.xml nor skin folder. If anyone can help me out I would appreaciate it.
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Look in your hidden folders.
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Johnaqjr Offline
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I tried to change skin to simplicity and now I can't access anything in the XBMC. It kicks me out every time I go into settings. How do I change it back? I am new at this so don't assume that I have any Idea what I am doing.
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I have just this minute done exactly the same. changed the skin but I cant access the settings on the xbmc main screen with just the remote its in the bottom left corner in grey and I cant access it. need a easy guide on how to change it back if anyone can help pleaseConfused?
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As Aartrafael said above, delete the 'guisettings.xml' file in your 'userdata' folder. For its location see:

http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Userdata

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(2014-02-21 21:39)elusien Wrote:  As Aartrafael said above, delete the 'guisettings.xml' file in your 'userdata' folder. For its location see:

http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Userdata

Hello.

same problem here with ATV1 and crystalbuntu. When I try to delete xml file or skin folder it says "permission denied".

A tried also chmod 777 and receiced error "operation not permitted"

What to do next? Sad
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(2014-02-21 21:39)elusien Wrote:  As Aartrafael said above, delete the 'guisettings.xml' file in your 'userdata' folder. For its location see:

http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Userdata

Well, it's very difficult to get there if you don't have SSH connection (because it's turned off for example) and keyboard and mouse are not working........Sad
I've exactly the same problem now.
I really don't get it, why al the other forms of navigation are disabled.....
(This post was last modified: 2014-03-27 01:33 by b_force.)
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