Let me throw a couple of disclaimers up here first. If I am suggesting anything unethical, illegal or unsafe, I am immediately requesting the moderator kill this thread and I apologize in advance. I have no intention of supporting or promoting such activities.
Now having said all that . . .
While waiting on my 2015.5 V60 to be delivered, I have been doing what any good car owner should be doing: reading the manual to see how my car will operate. One of the things I gleaned from this advance reading is that a Linux variant is used as the “operating system” for my V60. Major cool! Holding onto that thought I began reading about the Digital Display my car will be equipped with. Maybe you can see where this is going.
I really like the look of the digital speedometer readout on the Performance Theme, but don’t really care for the rest of that Theme. (Hey, just my taste in things, no judgement!) Linux is open source, and the display is digitally controlled so . . .
Is it possible to mod the Eco or Elegance Theme to get the digital speedometer with the other Themes? Or even create my own custom instrument display? More color schemes? According to the manual, the source code used by Volvo can be (legally) requested if you are willing to pay a non-specified fee. I am not a programmer, just a beginner Linux user, but if I could hook up with someone more knowledgeable this type of mod sounds like it is theoretically possible.
Again, I am asking this as idle speculation and am not looking to subvert the system, break any laws or put anyone in danger.