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Offline xXxbigdogxXx

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On going Theme Installation problem.
« on: December 08, 2017, 10:47:55 PM »
Hello again.

I am very happy that I was able to finish the installation phase of my Webserver and for that I am very thankful however, I yet again have stumped upon another error or glitch in the installation of my Webserver

I am attempting to install the new Hobbit theme (just for kicks) and well I upload it then click Upload and it acts as if the file was never uploaded and just reloads the page. Is this due to the a permissions problem? I don't think so as I did set everything to 777 so it shouldn't be that. I originally installed SMF 2.0.15 but I experienced the same problem and now it seems like an issue in the 2.1 BETA 3 as well.

Any thoughts?

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Re: On going Theme Installation problem.
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2017, 11:12:07 PM »
Yes, as far as I know, there aren't any themes that are compatible with the beta versions, save one but the name of it escapes me now...
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Re: On going Theme Installation problem.
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2017, 02:27:51 AM »
If you search the Themes on our theme site, you can actually find a # of 2.1b3 themes available.  None have been officially approved yet...   

But you should find a 2.1 theme, I wouldn't try the 2.0 themes on your 2.1 site.

There is a bug on 2.1 at the moment that makes it impossible to install themes on some unix hosted servers:
   https://github.com/SimpleMachines/SMF2.1/issues/4395

There is a fix underway.  There is a temporary workaround described in the issue.

Don't know why you are having issues installing themes in 2.0.15.  I'd open a thread over in the 2.0 support board.
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