Can't get skin-packages uploaded

Designerd

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Jan 2, 2015
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Hi DA-experts,

I am a DA-reseller that is trying to create my own first DA-skin by following these steps:
1. downloading the enhanced.
2. expanding it with the costume unzipper in mac osx.
3. going in to the folder enhanced/images/ and opening header.gif in photoshop and making a small adjustment and saving it.
4. Next I am zipping the enhanced folder via the terminal by using the following command-line:
Code:
tar -czvf enhanced.tar.gz /Users/Username/Desktop/folder/folder/DirectAdmin/skins/enhanced
5. This will output an enhanced.tar.gz in the .../enhanced folder.
6. Next I am uploading enhanced.tar.gz via in to DA.
7. But wait... I get the following message:
Error Installing Skin
Details
The skin package did not install properly. Either there were files missing, or their permissions were incorrectly set


Could somebody point me in the right direction :confused:
Thanks in advance!
 

zEitEr

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Hello,

My guess you zipp it wrongly you should do the following:

Code:
cd  /Users/Username/Desktop/folder/folder/DirectAdmin/skins/enhanced
tar -czvf ../enhanced.tar.gz .
If it does not help you you need to contact your hosting company so they check error logs for details.
 
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