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Old 08-09-2004, 11:37 AM   #1
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Unhappy FC2 GDM login theme install error

Hi - I'm having a problem installing a GDM graphical greeter theme 'tar.gz' file that I created using a theme from as a template.

When I go to the Login screen setup, graphical greeter tab, select my 'tar.gz' file, and click on "install New Theme", I get a message box with the following error:

Not a theme archive
Details: Archive does not include a file

I examined the tar.gz file from the other theme that I used as a template, and it doesn't contain this .info file either.

Is there a solution for creating the 'tar.gz' file that will not generate this error?

Old 08-27-2004, 04:12 PM   #2
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Nevermind, it was a classic newbie mistake... When I was creating the tar.gz file, I inadvertently inserted the path (./) into the name of the archive, thereby making it unusable to the login screen installer. Duuuuhhhhh!!!

I thank myself for my quick response and expert advice.

Thank me very much!



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