Installing official themes help

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  1. vgplayer54
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    Hello,
    I have a question about installing an official theme. I have collected .cia files of themes from the Theme Shop and attempted to install them on my EmuNand via FBI Installer. It was strange...two of the four cias gave me errors and the other two installed just fine (on that screen anyway). After I booted back into EmuNand, I had no themes at all except for the coloured ones that come with the system. I even lost the one theme I bought from the Theme Shop! I then went back into the theme shop to see if I could at least re-download the one I paid for, but when I click "Theme Collection" I get an error and booted out. Did I lose my purchased theme? and what of the cia themes I attempted to install? I see none of them.

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  2. DeslotlCL

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    as far as i understand you need to make a single cia with more than one theme in order to install it, and you should use bigbluemenu not fbi. Also, there are packs of all the current themes on that iso site, if you want to search for it...
     
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    Is BigBlueMenu another cia installer app? and if I cannot install them independently, how do I bundle them together? I experimented with Howler's Theme Tool already but couldn't select cia files, only custom theme folders.
     
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    Yeah, bbm is an edited version of nintendo's official tittle instaler. I'm not sure about building a single cia from others, but as i said, that iso site has packs of almost all official themes in single cia files that you can install with bbm.
     
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    I would plug CHMM2 here just because it's better, IMO, than dealing with CIA installs for themes. It's the perfect theme manager homebrew if you ask me.
     
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    Okay last question - I only want four themes...is it possible to select from the bundle which ones you want to install? or must you install every single one (207 total I believe)
     
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    it's good for custom themes, thing that he don't want, i think.
    Those packs are separate. There are 4 packs, one with all the themes, and the other three just contain 100 themes (only two of them), it will install every theme that its cia contains, if you wish you can install the one with all the themes and since the limit is just 100, you can delete every theme that you dont want to use.

    But before doing that, you can always wait for someone with better knowledge to see if you can build your own cia file with the themes you want :)
     
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    Official themes work with it, too, they just can't be in CIA format.
     
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    Okay I suppose my only choice then is to install the packs of 100, and go on a deleting spree. I will attempt to use BigBlueMenu to do the cia installing, although I just tested it now on invividual cia themes and it says it's a bad cia...although I did get it from the cia site...
     
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    I installed my theme CIA with FBI... Make sure you install it on the nand of your EMUNAND.