[maemo-users] cannot download LCARS themes

From: Peter Flynn peter.flynn at mars.ucc.ie
Date: Fri Dec 25 01:21:30 EET 2009
Timo Pelkonen wrote:
> 2009/12/24 Kevin Kempter <kevin at kevinkempterllc.com 
> <mailto:kevin at kevinkempterllc.com>>
>     Hi All;
>     I just got a new N900 - it rocks. However I cannot download any of
>     the lcars
>     theme's.
>     On my N900, I browse to maemo.org <http://maemo.org> then select
>     Downloads and I select OS2008.
>     In the Desktop Environment category I find the lcars-complete and
>     click on it's
>     download link.
>     my device then automatically takes me to the app manager, then I see a
>     'preparing for installation message',  then after that's done I see this
>     message:
>     "Unable to download 'lcars-complete'
>     Application package not found.
>     I've tried downloading the file and browsing to it via the file
>     manager and I
>     get the same results.
>     Same thing happens for all the start trek themes
>     Anyone know how to fix this?
>     Thanks in advance
> Well, ....
> first thing could be that you don't try to install packages that belong 
> to older OS to your device?
> OS2008 is an os that can be found in n8xx models, n900 has maemo5.

And secondly, the LCARS themes were broken and never fixed, in respect 
of colour compatibility with other apps for OS2008 such as the GPE 
desktop stuff. Which is a great pity, as otherwise they were quite good.

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