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Thread: Themes Won't Show in SMB; Tried Everything!

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    Default Themes Won't Show in SMB; Tried Everything!
    Hello all,

    I have 1.1.3 BL 4.6 unlocked using ZiPhone. None of the themes I download or copy to /var/root/Library/Summberboard/Themes show up in SMB. I tried both fixes (separately and together) that I found in Installer/Tweaks 1.1.3. I've already uninstalled, restarted, installed, restarted. I don't know what else to do. I'm using OS X Leopard. Please help. Thanks.

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    I had same problem, ended up SSH ing them on to phone no probs what so ever.

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    I already tried SSHing the themes to the phone, but they still won't appear.

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    Newer versions of SummerBoard use the mobile user for storage.

    Copy all the themes you have in root to mobile:

    cp -Rp /private/var/root/Library/SummerBoard/Themes/* /private/var/mobile/Library/SummerBoard/Themes/

    (the above is one command, there's a space between the * and the /)

    Make sure you have Default and the other stock ones.

    Then we'll remove the old stuff, symlink root's SummerBoard stuff as well as /private/var:

    rm -rf /private/var/root/Library/SummerBoard
    rm -rf /private/var/Library/SummerBoard
    ln -s /private/var/mobile/Library/SummerBoard /private/var/root/Library/SummerBoard
    ln -s /private/var/mobile/Library /private/var/Library
    ln -s /private/var/mobile/Media /privcate/var/Media

    And finally, make sure permissions and ownership is happy in the newer location:

    chown -R root:mobile /private/var/mobile/Library/SummerBoard
    chmod -R 0755 /private/var/mobile/Library/SummerBoard

    You shouldn't have to bother with with again, hopefully. The other symlinks are a catch for applications using old (and possibly now unused) paths.
    Last edited by kcrmson; 03-19-2008 at 01:26 PM. Reason: Couple lines wrapped funny
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    It worked! Your steps should be included in the guide or FAQ. Thank you very much.

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    Thanks for the info. It works now, your help is much appreciated.

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    I have an issue with the Summerboard theme I got from Installer (Leopard 10.5.1). None of the elements get applied. Another theme, aglitchTheme (from this site), that I ssh'ed to the correct location does not get applied either. I have other themes that I ssh'ed and some themes from Installer that do work. Does the theme need to be 1.1.3-compatible to work? Thanks.

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