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Re: No SubSilver

Post by deaduser »

same situation. subSilver is present in a directory but not installed.
can i just install it, install EM and then remove subSilver?
EM installer v0.2.1a wrote: phpBB version: 2.0.18
Working Dir: /home/natali/public_html/forums/admin/mods/easymod
Install Step: 1
Mode:
The Error wrote: Critical Error: EasyMOD cannot be installed. The subSilver template is not present in the templates directory. This template is required as the baseline template for MOD installations. The subSilver template is provided in the standard phpBB download at http://www.phpbb.com." target="_blank
Permissions: (including system errors)

read access :: OK
write access :: No
root path write :: No
chmod access :: unattempted
unlink access :: unattempted
mkdir access :: unattempted
tmp path write :: No
FTP extension :: OK
Safe Mode :: ON
copy access :: No



Recommendations:
write: buffer & ftp
move: automated FTP

Selected settings:
write:
move:
ftp dir: /
ftp host: localhost
ftp port: 21
ftp debug: false
ftp ext: fsock
ftp cache: false

CWD Listing:

Code: Select all

drwxr-xr-x . 
drwxr-xr-x .. 
drwxr-xr-x languages 
drwxr-xr-x em_includes 
drwxr-xr-x includes 
drwxr-xr-x templates 
-;rw-r--r-- easymod_install.php~ 
-;rw-r--r-- easymod.gif 
-;rw-r--r-- easymod_display_functions.php 
-;rw-r--r-- easymod_install.php 

Not testing FTP since it is not being used.

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Re: No SubSilver

Post by Nightrider »

If subSilver is installed and if you haven't altered it's name in any way, then I can't even begin to guess what's going on without seeing it first-hand. I don't see a solution to the problem in Nux's Readme file or his add-on instructions either. So about the only way I might be able to help is to see the problem myself. Hopefully someone can offer an alternative option for you... Image

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Re: No SubSilver

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as i say it's NOT installed. it's present in a templates dir, but not installed.

i use another template. can i just install activate subsilver, install EM and then uninstall subsilver?

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Re: No SubSilver

Post by Nux »

EM checks for:
  1. Existence of templates/subSilver (case sensitive :!:)
  2. Is subSilver in the database:

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    SELECT * FROM phpbb_themes WHERE template_name = 'subSilver'
So you don't really need to use it you just need to have it and add it in your ACP.


If you want to trick EM then you may change your templates name to subSilver
Things to change when you do it:
  1. Change the name of the folder of your template to subSilver (case sensitive!)
  2. Change the name of main css file of your template to subSilver.css (case sensitive!)
  3. Change the name of main cfg file of your template to subSilver.cfg (case sensitive!)
  4. Most important! You will need to find and replace all occurrences of the name of your template in the files of your template to subSilver (case sensitive!)
    This is needed because some pictures and other files path need to be changed to the changed path.
So... I'm not sure if you really want to do all that ;-). I suggest the first solution ;).

IMPORTANT: Do not report any "bug" that's related to failure of any FIND in changed templates. The reason is simple - most of them are just too different from subSilver.

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Re: No SubSilver

Post by markus_petrux »

Yes, EM needs subSilver. All MODs are written for subSilver, EM will attempt to install the MODs for other styles as well, though, but it will only report warnings for you to decide if you wish to proceed or not. EM reports critical error when a FIND fails on a subSilver template, but a warning in the FIND fails for other styles.

Aside, from Nightrider's comments, you might want to check out a MOD by mosymuis located in the MODs in Developemt forum at phpbb.com. IIRC the MOD is called Admin Templates, it allows you to hide styles from the user profile, so they don't see you have subSilver installed. ;)

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Re: No SubSilver

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well users not allowed to use subSilver, we got only one skin so users can't choose their skin. if i add subSilver in admin panel, they can shange their settings.

can i just turn sS on, install EM and then turn sS off? will EM works like that?

or i should use Admin Templates to keep sS turned on, but prevent users from use sS?

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Re: No SubSilver

Post by markus_petrux »

IMO, the best option would be to use Admin Templates. It will allow you stay safe.

The same happens with the english language packs. english is the fall back resource when there are problems loading the default language, so it is best to have the english files around... and subSilver, of course.

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things going worse

Post by deaduser »

well, i add admin templates, enable subSilver for administrator only - next step - at auto detection i got this

File Access Info
Let's see what you have for file access. You do not need everything to read 'ok'.

read access :: OK
write access :: No
root path write :: No
chmod access :: unattempted
unlink access :: unattempted
mkdir access :: unattempted
tmp path write :: No
FTP extension :: OK
Safe Mode :: ON
copy access :: No

Diagnosis
Automation Technique detected!

This is the worst case scenario. EasyMOD does not have permission to either create new files or to replace the old files with the new ones. There are several things you can do:

If you have FTP access, then use the FTP option.
Your server has "safe mode" enabled which means EasyMOD cannot automaticly replace your phpBB files. You might consider using chmod or chown to allow access.
You might consider using chmod to allow access. However, this is not advised in a shared server environment.
Otherwise you will have to download the files and then manually move them into place.

Select One:

I'll try using the FTP option. (requires FTP access)
I have now modified my file permissions, try rescanning to see if EasyMOD has access.
I will have to download the files and manually move them into place
I'd like to select something else. (Advanced Mode)


any choice - submit - does this -

Internal Server Error
The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.
Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@natali.ua and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.

More information about this error may be available in the server error log.


Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Apache/1.3.** Server at www.******.ua Port 80


FK!!!!!!!! what the heck? what logs should I read????

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