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03-19-2008, 12:34 AM #1Themes Won't Show in SMB; Tried Everything!
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.
03-19-2008, 01:03 AM #2
I had same problem, ended up SSH ing them on to phone no probs what so ever.
03-19-2008, 09:27 AM #3
I already tried SSHing the themes to the phone, but they still won't appear.
03-19-2008, 12:24 PM #4
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 12:26 PM. Reason: Couple lines wrapped funnyI came, I saw, I forgot what the hell I was there for.
03-19-2008, 07:31 PM #5
It worked! Your steps should be included in the guide or FAQ. Thank you very much.
03-19-2008, 09:00 PM #6
Thanks for the info. It works now, your help is much appreciated.
03-20-2008, 08:44 AM #7
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.