03-20-2011 04:39 PM
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  1. Landshark's Avatar
    Go to the sticky like land shark said its all there outlined



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    The thread lists them as (2.2 Froyo Themes) then lists links to themes for other versions below those.

    Also you can click on the developer name as it is a link to the developers post giving information on said theme.
    Jaekar99 has put in a ton of work to put together and maintain the themes thread. The themes are listed in post #2, and he has also taken the time to make it a little easier on everyone by listing next to some of the themes what sc version and ROMs they are compatible with. If he doesn't have it listed just click on the developers name next to the title of the theme and that will take you to the developer's thread for that theme. Most of them document what builds and ROMs their themes are compatible with there.
    OK, now we've got triple dueling banjos. Wait can you call it a duel if there are three? And reference back to DroidXcon's post if you want that visual guide to help you along with Jaekar's step by step instructions. I know I'm a visual learner so something like that definitely helps me.
    03-12-2011 04:51 PM
  2. mengineer's Avatar
    For those out there wondering Nitroglycerin has version 2.0 of nitrocomb ready to go. Over on xda he said as soon as he updates the screen shots he'll have it posted.

    Sent from Tapatalk on my SC2.8 Honeycombed Fascinate.
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    03-12-2011 06:45 PM
  3. Landshark's Avatar
    For those out there wondering Nitroglycerin has version 2.0 of nitrocomb ready to go. Over on xda he said as soon as he updates the screen shots he'll have it posted.

    Sent from Tapatalk on my SC2.8 Honeycombed Fascinate.
    Ooh, something new to flash and play with. Can't wait to see what he changed. Thanks.
    03-12-2011 06:52 PM
  4. mengineer's Avatar
    Ooh, something new to flash and play with. Can't wait to see what he changed. Thanks.
    He's doing some great work with his themes. You mentioned earlier about how when you flash he has is set to display: clearing cache,done, please reboot now. Nitro's really going the extra mile not only putting that in there but making sure everything is flawless before releasing it for others. Looking forward to checking 2.0 out I've been getting a little jumpy anyway, haven't had anything to flash in a day or two, starting to feign, now I know how charlie sheen feels lol.
    03-12-2011 07:01 PM
  5. Landshark's Avatar
    ??????
    03-12-2011 07:09 PM
  6. k rock's Avatar
    Can you flash theme over theme?

    Or

    Flash Rom over existing theme, reboot, then flash new theme?
    03-12-2011 08:54 PM
  7. floater#AC's Avatar
    Can you flash theme over theme?

    Or

    Flash Rom over existing theme, reboot, then flash new theme?
    yes you can flash a theme over a theme i put a couple different themes on my phone and change them when i want
    03-12-2011 09:06 PM
  8. Landshark's Avatar
    Can you flash theme over theme?

    Or

    Flash Rom over existing theme, reboot, then flash new theme?
    Depends on how deep the customization of the themes is. If the theme you were running before has more and deeper customizations, chances are they are going to carry over and cause some force close issues. If you know the new theme has more customizations, no problem, just wipe cache and dalvik cache prior to flashing. If you're not sure which one has more customization, you will always be safe with the second option.
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    03-12-2011 09:13 PM
  9. floater#AC's Avatar
    Depends on how deep the customization of the themes is. If the theme you were running before has more and deeper customizations, chances are they are going to carry over and cause some force close issues. If you know the new theme has more customizations, no problem, just wipe cache and dalvik cache prior to flashing. If you're not sure which one has more customization, you will always be save with the second option.
    i didnt even think about that thanks for the info
    03-12-2011 09:20 PM
  10. Landshark's Avatar
    i didnt even think about that thanks for the info
    welcome.
    03-12-2011 09:25 PM
  11. cwd500's Avatar
    I am thinking about flashing a theme, but if I don't like it is all I have to do is restore my back up I made in cwm?

    sent from my super clean 2.9 fascinate
    03-13-2011 11:30 AM
  12. mengineer's Avatar
    I am thinking about flashing a theme, but if I don't like it is all I have to do is restore my back up I made in cwm?

    sent from my super clean 2.9 fascinate
    As long as you have a nandroid backup of just the bare rom itself, sounds like you do if this will be your first theme, with no themes on top of it yes, just clear the cache and dalvik cache first to prevent any problems, you should also do this before flashing a theme. If for any reason you have a problem after restoring the backup just reflash superclean from clockwork, you won't loose any of the data on your phone.
    03-13-2011 01:54 PM
  13. JaeKar99's Avatar
    As long as you have a nandroid backup of just the bare rom itself, sounds like you do if this will be your first theme, with no themes on top of it yes, just clear the cache and dalvik cache first to prevent any problems, you should also do this before flashing a theme. If for any reason you have a problem after restoring the backup just reflash superclean from clockwork, you won't loose any of the data on your phone.
    You can flash some themes right on top of others.. There may be some residual elements that are left.
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    03-13-2011 02:37 PM
  14. Landshark's Avatar
    I am thinking about flashing a theme, but if I don't like it is all I have to do is restore my back up I made in cwm?

    sent from my super clean 2.9 fascinate
    Actually I have found if you don't have a lot of stuff in your nandroid backup meaning the ROM plus about 5 or 6 patches and mods, it's probably better and quicker just to go into cwm and install each component again. Restoring a nandroid can take quite a while and Jakar99, Suicide Shift, and I have been finding all kinds of issues and problems trying to restore a nandroid backup that contains much more than just the ROM. You can read our trials and tribulations in previous posts in this thread.
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    03-13-2011 02:50 PM
  15. JaeKar99's Avatar
    Restore Update E: Started by attempting to fresh install of SC 2.9.. ROM installed minus the market - restored from Ti Backup - forceclosed.. Attempted to fix permissions with ROM manager (3.0.1.x) - no luck.. did not fix permissions. Removed ROM Manager 3.0.1.x - Installed Adrynalyne's corrected version 3.0.0.7 - Fixed permissions. (rebooted). Reinstalled market from Ti Backup - Clean install of SC 2.9 - Fixed permissions (reboot) - Backed up with 2.5.1.x.

    Installed NitroComb 1.0 - Succeeded.. Fixed permissions - Rebooted - and backed up - NitroComb themed ROM -

    Restored most recent backup of SC 2.9 - Success.

    Attempt to restore NitroComb themed ROM - Fail. Stalled at boot animation.

    Overall 'minor' success in being able to install a new theme over an older backup - I had to fix permissions on the older base ROM to get the theme to install and not rebooting into boot animation and getting stuck..
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    03-13-2011 05:00 PM
  16. H2o's Avatar
    I must be doing something wrong.

    Ive tried to flash2 themes today,both without success. I tried :TransBlueHoneyCmbV9 for sc2.91
    and the 1.5 steel blue theme. Steel blue had major force closing issues and the TransBlueHoneyCmbV9 for sc2.91 had force closing loop issues.

    Im running sc 2.9.1 on EB01 I wiped the cache and dalvik cache numerous times before flashing each,I even tried re-flashing both in hopes to get them running..really bums me out because I like both those themes...

    I did notice as i was watching the phone as it flased,the status bar was moving up as data was being loaded that about half way thru it stopped and said it has finished successfully(dont know if that matters)
    03-13-2011 06:04 PM
  17. JaeKar99's Avatar
    I must be doing something wrong.

    Ive tried to flash2 themes today,both without success. I tried :TransBlueHoneyCmbV9 for sc2.91
    and the 1.5 steel blue theme. Steel blue had major force closing issues and the TransBlueHoneyCmbV9 for sc2.91 had force closing loop issues.

    Im running sc 2.9.1 on EB01 I wiped the cache and dalvik cache numerous times before flashing each,I even tried re-flashing both in hopes to get them running..really bums me out because I like both those themes...

    I did notice as i was watching the phone as it flased,the status bar was moving up as data was being loaded that about half way thru it stopped and said it has finished successfully(dont know if that matters)

    I started having problems with flashing themes recently as well.. almost all have been stuck at the boot animation screen and I have to battery pull and restore a backup. I was able to fix permissions with an older version of ROM Manager and get one to install but I have been having issues with apps not re-installing and lots of forced closes on my communication apps...

    You may have to fresh install 2.9 then try to install the theme you want. - the only other option that has worked for me is to fix permissions then do the theme install.
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    03-13-2011 06:26 PM
  18. H2o's Avatar
    ill try that-- Thanks
    **EDIT**
    It worked JaeKar99. I reflashed 2.9 and 2.9.1 (wiped the cache and dalvik cache before each) then went into ROM manager and fixed permissions,went back to CM wiped everything again and flashed the theme. Everything is working(so far)

    Thanks again!!
    03-13-2011 06:32 PM
  19. mengineer's Avatar
    Thanks for answering in more detail guys, I have to start adding better detail more often. Seems like the handful of yous are always answering a majority of the questions, and I know a nice amount of the info so it's seems only fair to do my part. Thanks for doing the tests lately too with nandroid. So far with every rom since SC2.5 I've tried to do a nandroid restore of just the rom and with 2.9 it finally worked but it took for ever. Like you said it's faster to just reflash the rom itself. On top of that though I've always tried doing a restore with the Honeycomb theme also and it never worked, but on 2.9 it kinda sorta worked. It booted up fully but after that it was vibration and force closure galore. With 2.9 I also tried doing a nandroid restore of Honeycomb flashed on top of Nitrocomb and got the same thing, booted up but constant force closures after that. I'm liking the way Honeycomb looks over Nitrocomb, it makes for a complete theme Google widgets and all, seeing as mob87's done working on Honeycomb. Never had a problem putting one on top of the other, I just always make sure to clear cache/dalvik between everything I flash and fix permissions for major changes.
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    03-13-2011 07:05 PM
  20. k rock's Avatar
    What does fix permissions mean/do? I see it in cwm but have no idea what it's for.

    Sent from my SCH-I500 using Tapatalk
    03-13-2011 07:17 PM
  21. DroidXcon's Avatar
    What does fix permissions mean/do? I see it in cwm but have no idea what it's for.

    Sent from my SCH-I500 using Tapatalk
    Funny you should ask i just got done doing a rough draft of explaining it, ill post it here , give me a moment
    03-13-2011 07:51 PM
  22. DroidXcon's Avatar
    Permissions:
    When your phone boots up for the first time and apps are installed they create a corresponding data folder these folders are assigned a User ID. which the app apk becomes owner of. the ID is assigned in installation order.
    Now if for some reason a data folder goes missing as in deleted or corrupted these UID's are regenerated but since they are not doing it in installation order the system instead assigns the ID in alphabetical order.. When this is done the data folders no longer match the application. So when the apk goes to look for its data it finds something that has nothing to do with it. BOOM force close city. We usually fix this by wiping data and letting the apk's reinstall thereby recreating its data folders and reassigning UID's .
    when you fix permissions the system goes and corrects this alphabetical mismatch. And you are back to normal. Here is a visual representation of this



    How a Malicious app with root access could theoretically use permissions:
    A malicious app could in theory create a Group ID and be a Co-owner of a particular UID, therefore retrieving whatever is created in the original data folder. Here is a visual of what this would look like



    Fixing Permissions:
    Unfortunatly on both Red clockwork's cwm froyo and cwm ALL fix permissions option is broken.
    In order to fix permissions you must do it through either ADB commands or from a terminal emulator.

    Before being able to use either method to fix permisions you must flash THIS via clockwork (see post #5 flashing a zip)

    All methods require superuser permissions (Root)

    Fixing from terminal emulator
    Download any free Terminal Emulator from the market
    from the prompt($) type

    $su

    (superuser app may ask to allow permission, hit allow. this will change $ to # then)
    then type

    #fxpms

    it should look similar to this



    Fixing with ADB commands
    If you dont know how to use adb you can follow this tutorial http://forum.androidcentral.com/gene...quick-adb.html and get familiar with it.
    I'm assuming if you are attempting to use adb that you know the basics.

    Option 1) from command prompt

    >adb shell fxpms



    Option 2)from command prompt

    >adb shell

    #fxpms

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    03-13-2011 07:53 PM
  23. madmike283's Avatar
    I haven't been around and changed anything on my phone in a couple of months. So today I upgraded to Superclean 2.9 non-voodoo. I'm liking the change. I then changed to Blackish Storm theme. I'm not sure I like it and would like to change back to the UI/graphics of the SC 2.9 theme. How do I do that? Do I have to flash the ROM again? Will that erase any of my setup, etc. if I don't choose to wipe data? Thanks.
    03-13-2011 08:26 PM
  24. gunnermike53's Avatar
    I haven't been around and changed anything on my phone in a couple of months. So today I upgraded to Superclean 2.9 non-voodoo. I'm liking the change. I then changed to Blackish Storm theme. I'm not sure I like it and would like to change back to the UI/graphics of the SC 2.9 theme. How do I do that? Do I have to flash the ROM again? Will that erase any of my setup, etc. if I don't choose to wipe data? Thanks.
    you will have to flash the rom again. you wont loose anthing. dont data and cache wipe. just flash rom.
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    03-13-2011 08:31 PM
  25. bubbadogg14's Avatar
    The only way I kno is reflashing the rom thru cwm.. U dnt have 2 wipe but I would try nitrodark nitrocomb or im likin trans blue honeycomb v9 rite now before flashin 2 stock
    03-13-2011 08:36 PM
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