[TUTO] How to install and configure picons on OpenSPA

Here is an image tutorial that shows you how to install and configure picons on Gigablue decoders under a OpenSPA image.

N.B: This tutorial is valid for all versions of  OpenSPA and models supported by OpenSPA TEAM like Dreambox, Vu+, …

For this tutorial you need.


Winscp for WINDOWS


PICONS 220 × 132 for satellite

– Launch WINSCP in the home window

File protocol: FTP

Hot name: (ip address of your gigablue)

User name: root

Password: “empty” by default the root password in OpenSPA is empty (no password needed)

After clicking on Login

Unpack the Picon ASTRA 220 × 132 file

Select the picon folder and drag between the two windows to the /usr/share/enigma2 folder.

MENU – receiver Setup

Usage & GUI

Channel selection settings

Enable Show picons in channel list

press GREEN button to save

Then restart your receiver


Congratulation you have Picon now on your OpenSPA SKIN 🙂


You can install the picons on the internal flash memory of your receiver, the internal hard disk, a USB key

Command to add when copying picon to the internal hard drive

ln -s /usr/share/enigma2/picon /hdd/picon

Command to add when copying picon to USB stick

ln -s /usr/share/enigma2/picon/usb/picon