Installing a Theme via SSH – write protected?

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    abero
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    I tried to install a theme for emulationstation

    to be precise, this one:

    Project: UI and design of EmulationStation v2.0 Emulator front-end

    i connected via sftp (filezilla) to my pi with pi/raspberry but can’t seem to create/write anything in etc/emulationstation. it only says permission denied.

    i tried setting up a root password with ‘sudo passwd root’ but i didn’t let me enter anything? …

    I’m really new to this. any help would be appreciated, thanks!

    #98289
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    InsecureSpike
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    ok, via filezilla get to /home/pi/.emulationstation in that folder create a folder named themes and drop your theme you want to add in that folder you just made.
    now via the emulation station menu it should be now selectable

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