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JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby MasterApollo » Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:01 am

So I'm trying to upload a simple template I made and I keep getting this error. The full error code is this:

JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist /home/guardi20/public_html/tmp/install_4d97508909c69/html

I've checked over my files in the template and there's nothing I can see that's obvious, so I don't think it's that. Also the error seems to be pointing to something on my server directories somewhere.

I've uploaded the zip for you to look at so you can kill me for obvious coding errors, but is this something to do with my Joomla install itself?

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby daviestar » Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:38 pm

Hey dude I was having the same error when trying to install my template. I discovered this workaround:

Provided your template is sound (I copied the atomic template and read this):

* ftp your template to the templates folder as in 1.5
* in joomla, navigate to extensions > extension manager
* choose 'discover' from the menu
* hit 'discover' from the icons in the top right, keep hitting it a few times if you get nothing
* choose to install the template when it appears

Hope this helps

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby fyistudio » Wed Jul 06, 2011 7:22 pm

I was having this same issue till I realized something. If you follow the error path its saying that it cannot find a "folder" named HTML in your template route. Hence the path: File does not exist /home/guardi20/public_html/tmp/install_4d97508909c69/html

Joomla creates a temporary folder (in your case "install_4d97508909c69") but then uses the .xml file to locate the rest. If your templateDetails.xml is declaring a folder named HTML and there is no such folder then it will give you this error.

Hope that helps.

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby fyistudio » Wed Jul 06, 2011 7:24 pm

P.S. I guess it doesn't necessarily have to be a folder. It cold be a file. But the idea is the same. Check your .xml file.

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby mediaguru » Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:49 pm

I found this issue to be a result of the LOCATION of the xml file. The <file> is relative to the location of the xml file. Hard to describe it, but I hope this helps.

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby jnobel » Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:37 pm

I found you also get this when you specify a folder in the xml, but you leave the folder empty.

You can resolve this in two ways:

1. by creating an empty index.html in the folder

2. by removing the empty folder from the templateDetails.xml file

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby srgg67 » Thu May 03, 2012 1:28 pm

jnobel wrote:I found you also get this when you specify a folder in the xml, but you leave the folder empty.

You can resolve this in two ways:

1. by creating an empty index.html in the folder


it works

jnobel wrote:2. by removing the empty folder from the templateDetails.xml file


I didn't try that. Hope it works too.
And there is an another way - just copy your template's files to /tmp/, then click "install" button from right of a second cell (Install from Directory). I've managed it just so.

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby asault » Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:02 pm

its easy just check in templateDetails.xml file <name>urfoldername</name> :)

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby humvee » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:07 am

[Mod note: Moved from Admin Forum to Template Forum;]

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby neha244 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:29 am

I had the trouble that I had accidentally put a copy of the xml file inside the admin/ folder in addition to in the root folder
Maybe this happened to you too? Just delete it and it works fine!

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby tappy52dog » Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:30 am

Great fix, thanks guys! I was scratching my head for awhile trying to figure out why my custom template I built from scratch wouldn't upload. I didn't have any images in the image folder yet. Placing a dummy image fixed it.. Thanks for helping me locate my goof.. :).

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby Blizmarketing » Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:16 pm

Thank you very much for the information could solve the problem template :p

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COPY: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby stuffdone » Fri Jun 26, 2015 1:43 pm

I get this trying to copy default template to new so it will not be over written in updates. Beez template gives me this error when I try to use the "Copy Template" function.

Where can I download the Beez Templates as a zip file to install like other templates or fix this problem?

Thanks

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Re: JInstaller: :Install: File does not exist...

Postby pieter-jan » Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:02 pm

I can confirm: include a html folder in your xml and not including this folder in your template gives this error. Make sure the folder is not empty (include an empty index.html)


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