Sunday, January 1, 2012

How to Add Winterboard Themes Through SSH


  • First Download an SSH Client such as Cyberduck for OSX or iPhoneTunnel if your on Windows.
  • Locate your phones IP Address. Make sure your phone is on the same network as your computer you are SSHing from. 
  •  Open Cyberduck 
  • Click Open Connection on Cyberduck
  • Click the drop down menu and select SFTP(SSH File Transfer Protocol) Make sure the port is 22
  •  Use the IP Address we located on your iPhone and input it where it says Server.
  •  The user name is “root” and the password is “alpine”. Both are without caps. Then hit Connect.
  •  A screen will pop up asking “Do you want to allow the host access?” Select Allow for one time use or Always to connect everytime
  • Then you will need to hit the up button to go into the previous directory: private/var/
  • You will need to open up Stash : private/var/stash/
  • Next open up Themes.*******: private/var/stash/Themes.********
  • Just drag and drop your theme into this folder
  • Now open up Winterboard and just enable the theme!

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