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! Application directories
 
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
 
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! Title || Directory
 
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| Alarmii || Alarmii
 
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| Arcade Jigsaw || jigsaw
 
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| Another Rock Paper Scissors Game || RockPaperScissors_v02
 
|-
 
| Aspirin || aspirin
 
|-
 
| ASCII-PONG || ASCII-PONG
 
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| AtaWii || AtaWii
 
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| Automatii || automatii
 
|-
 
| Balance Board Tools || balancetools
 
|-
 
| Ballion || ballion
 
|-
 
| Barrage || barrage
 
|-
 
| bibleQuiz || bibleQuiz
 
|-
 
| Bichejos || bichejos
 
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| blastguy || blastguy
 
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| BlisterBall || BlisterBall
 
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| Boot-it || boot-it
 
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| Bowfishing Action || bowfishing
 
|-
 
| Box2D Balls || Box2DBalls
 
|-
 
| Briicks || Briicks
 
|-
 
| Bubble Dizzy || bdizzy
 
|-
 
| Bugiin || bugiin
 
|-
 
| BuscaWiinas || buscawiinas
 
|-
 
| CharioMan || CharioMan
 
|-
 
| CheatManager || cheatmanager
 
|-
 
| Chess || chess
 
|-
 
| Christmas Type Adventure Time v1.0 || adventure
 
|-
 
| ColEm || colem
 
|-
 
| Cobra Arcade || CobraArcade
 
|-
 
| CodeDownloader || codedownloader
 
|-
 
| CombatWii || CombatWii
 
|-
 
| CosmoRaketti || CosmoRaketti
 
|-
 
| Cubiic || cubiic
 
|-
 
| Defendguin || defendguin
 
|-
 
| DopeWars Wii || dopewars
 
|-
 
| DOSBox Wii || dosbox-wii
 
|-
 
| Double Dash Wii || wiiddash
 
|-
 
| DragonMedia Player || dmp
 
|-
 
| DrawingBox || DrawingBox
 
|-
 
| Duck Hunt || duck_hunt
 
|-
 
| Dungeons  || dungeons
 
|-
 
| Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup || DCSS
 
|-
 
| DVDx Installer || dvdinst
 
|-
 
| DVDx Installer for System Menu v3.4 || dvdinst34
 
|-
 
| ExistenzE || ExistenzE
 
|-
 
| FCE Ultra GX || fceugx
 
|-
 
| FlipEm || FlipEm
 
|-
 
| Freecell || freecellwii
 
|-
 
| Freespace 2 Wii || Freespace2
 
|-
 
| Frodo || frodo
 
|-
 
| ftpii || ftpii
 
|-
 
| FUSE || fuse
 
|-
 
| Gamecube Saver || Sd2gc
 
|-
 
| GCBooter || GCBooter
 
|-
 
| GCMM || gcmm
 
|-
 
| GeeXboX || geexbox
 
|-
 
| Genesis Plus || genplusgx
 
|-
 
| Giddy 3 || giddy3
 
|-
 
| Goblin's Cube || goblin
 
|-
 
| GRRLIB4.0-DEMO || GRRLIB40-DEMO
 
|-
 
| GxGeo || gxgeo
 
|-
 
| Gravity || gravity
 
|-
 
| Guitar Fun || guitarfun
 
|-
 
| Harmonium || Harmonium
 
|-
 
| Hatari || hatari
 
|-
 
| Helium Boy || helium
 
|-
 
| Hex || Hex
 
|-
 
| Hexxagon || hexxagon
 
|-
 
| Hiragana and Katakana Practice || HKPractice
 
|-
 
| Homebrew Disc Loader || hdl
 
|-
 
| HOMEbrew Menu Demo || HMPreview
 
|-
 
| Horror Vacui || horrorvacui
 
|-
 
| Headtracking Demo || Headtracking
 
|-
 
| HiivelyPlay || HiivelyPlay
 
|-
 
| Hugo-wii || hugo-gx
 
|-
 
| iiii || iiii
 
|-
 
| Italian Parking || ItalianTraffic
 
|-
 
| Jewel Quest || JQuest
 
|-
 
| Jumpnbump || jumpnbump
 
|-
 
| KeenWii || KeenWii
 
|-
 
| Kidspaint || kidspaint
 
|-
 
| Kobo Deluxe || kobodl
 
|-
 
| Komopong Wii || komopong_wii
 
|-
 
| Leveltool || leveltool
 
|-
 
| Libmii Example || libmii-example
 
|-
 
| libwiigameload || libwiigameload
 
|-
 
| LightsOut || lightsout
 
|-
 
| Liightsout! || liightsout
 
|-
 
| loadMii || loadmii
 
|-
 
| LPairs || LPairs
 
|-
 
| lsusb || lsusb
 
|-
 
| Mad Bomber || madbomber
 
|-
 
| MadQuiz || MadQuiz
 
|-
 
| Magic Number || magicnumber
 
|-
 
| MahJongg Wii || mahjongg
 
|-
 
| Mandelbrot || mandelbrot
 
|-
 
| Map Maker || mapmaker
 
|-
 
| MAsteroids || masteroids
 
|-
 
| Matches || matches
 
|-
 
| Matching Cards || matching_cards
 
|-
 
| Menu Loader|| MenuLoader
 
|-
 
| Metronome || metronome
 
|-
 
| Mii Extractor || mii-extractor
 
|-
 
| Mii Installer || mii-installer
 
|-
 
| Minesweeper || mine_sweeper
 
|-
 
| MiniMP3 Player || MiniMP3Player
 
|-
 
| Missile Command || missilecommand
 
|-
 
| MPlayer || mplayer
 
|-
 
| MPlayerWii || MPlayerWii
 
|-
 
| MPlayerWii_rodries || MPlayerWii_rodries
 
|-
 
| MPlayer Christmas Edition || mplayer_ce
 
|-
 
| MTP || mtp
 
|-
 
| My Little Ball || MyLittleBall
 
|-
 
| Neopop Wii || neopop
 
|-
 
| Neopop Wii Unofficial verison by TheStripper || neopopwii_TheStripper
 
|-
 
| Nowell || santa
 
|-
 
| NuGaSa || NuGaSa
 
|-
 
| Ocarina Wii Cheating application || ocarina
 
|-
 
| O2Em || o2em
 
|-
 
| O2Em || o2em
 
|-
 
| ONScripter || onscripter
 
|-
 
| Pacman (emulator) || pacman
 
|-
 
| Pacline || pacline
 
|-
 
| Paradroid || Paradroid
 
|-
 
| Piero's Wiicross || wiicross
 
|-
 
| Particle Accelerator || particleaccel
 
|-
 
| PlanetHively || PlanetHively
 
|-
 
| Playstats || playstats
 
|-
 
| PONG || PONG
 
|-
 
| Pong2 || pong2
 
|-
 
| Portii || portii
 
|-
 
| Powder || powder
 
|-
 
| projectGMC || projectgmc
 
|-
 
| PsyKoTrope || psykotrope
 
|-
 
| Q1Rev || Q1Rev
 
|-
 
| Quake || quake
 
|-
 
| RayTracer || RayTracer
 
|-
 
| Rebooter || Rebooter
 
|-
 
| RedSquare || RedSquare
 
|-
 
| REminiscence|| REminiscence
 
|-
 
| Resistor Wii || resistorwii
 
|-
 
| Rick Dangerous Wii || RickDangerous
 
|-
 
| Rokoban || Rokoban
 
|-
 
| Rock Paper Scissors || RockPaperScissors
 
|-
 
| SameGame || SameGame
 
|-
 
| Save Extractor || save-extractor
 
|-
 
| Save Installer || save-installer
 
|-
 
| Scogger || scogger
 
|-
 
| ScummVM || scummvm
 
|-
 
| SD Explorer || sdexplorer
 
|-
 
| Shiny Red Tank || SRT
 
|-
 
| Simon || simon
 
|-
 
| Splatter Castle || splatter
 
|-
 
| Smashing || Smashing
 
|-
 
| SMSPlus || smsplus
 
|-
 
| Snake2 || snake
 
|-
 
| Snes9x GX || Snes9xGX
 
|-
 
| SpaceBubble|| SpaceBubble
 
|-
 
| SpaceInvaders || spaceinvaders
 
|-
 
| SpaceShooter || SpaceShooter
 
|-
 
| StarPlot || StarPlot
 
|-
 
| Stella Wii || stella
 
|-
 
| Still Alive Wii || StillAliveWii
 
|-
 
| Sudoku 2 || wiisudoku2
 
|-
 
| Sudoku || sudoku
 
|-
 
| Sukoban || syasokoban
 
|-
 
| Super Mario War Wii || smw-wii
 
|-
 
| Supersonic Wii || supersonicwii
 
|-
 
| Super Star Shooter || sssw
 
|-
 
| Tanks || Tanks
 
|-
 
| TxtEd || txted
 
|-
 
| TicTacToe || TicTacToe
 
|-
 
| Teeter Torture || teetertorture
 
|-
 
| Tetris || Tetris
 
|-
 
| Toddtris || toddtris
 
|-
 
| TopEdit || Topedit
 
|-
 
| Touhou Fangame || Touhou
 
|-
 
| Trojan Wii || TrojanWii
 
|-
 
| txt-read || txt-read
 
|-
 
| UAE || uae
 
|-
 
| Uschtris || uschtris
 
|-
 
| Vectoroids || vectoroids
 
|-
 
| Visual Boy Advance || vbawii
 
|-
 
| Wii2600 || wii2600
 
|-
 
| Wii64 || wii64
 
|-
 
| Wii7800 || WII7800
 
|-
 
| WiiApple || wiiaple
 
|-
 
| Wiibreaker || Wiibreaker
 
|-
 
| Wii Breakout || breakout
 
|-
 
| WiiBServer || wiibsrvr
 
|-
 
| Wiicalc || wiicalc
 
|-
 
| wiicm || wiicm
 
|-
 
| WiiDoom || WiiDoom
 
|-
 
| WiiEarth || WiiEarth
 
|-
 
| WiiEngine || wiiengine
 
|-
 
| Wiiero || Wiiero
 
|-
 
| WiiFortune || fortunes
 
|-
 
| Wiihttpd || wiihttpd
 
|-
 
| Wii Handy SDL || wiihandysdl
 
|-
 
| wiilax-minitro || wiilax-minitro
 
|-
 
| WiiLander || wiilander
 
|-
 
| WiiLife || WiiLife
 
|-
 
| wiilight || wiilight
 
|-
 
| WiiMotionDemo || WiimoteDemo
 
|-
 
| WiiMPC || wiimpc
 
|-
 
| Wii MFE Port || mfe-wii
 
|-
 
| Wii-Tac-Toe || Wii-Tac-Toe
 
|-
 
| Wii Web Server || wiiwebserver
 
|-
 
| Winterman || winterman
 
|-
 
| WiiOperation || operation
 
|-
 
| WiiPaint || WiiPaint
 
|-
 
| WiiPhysics || WiiPhysics
 
|-
 
| WiiPoker || WiiPoker
 
|-
 
| Wii Quizz || WiiQuizz
 
|-
 
| WiiRadio || radiow
 
|-
 
| wiireader || wiireader
 
|-
 
| Wiiship || wiiship
 
|-
 
| Wii Shooting Gallery || WiiShootingGallery
 
|-
 
| Wii Solitaire || wiisolitaire
 
|-
 
| WiiStrobe || WiiStrobe
 
|-
 
| WiiSX || WiiSX
 
|-
 
| Wiitube || wiitube
 
|-
 
| Wiituka || wiituka
 
|-
 
| WiiWhiteboard || wiiwhiteboard
 
|-
 
| Wii Update File Extractor || wufe
 
|-
 
| WiiXL || wiixl
 
|-
 
| Wmlflash || wmlflash
 
|-
 
| Wolfenstein 3D Wii || Wolfenstein_3D_Wii
 
|-
 
| Yabause Wii || yabause
 
|-
 
| Yabause (Ac_K) || yabause_ac_k
 
|-
 
| YahtzWii || YahtzWii
 
|-
 
| ZeRace || zeRace
 
|-
 
| YOG) || yog
 
|}
 
|}
 
  
==Apps==
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== Apps ==
  
===Wanted Apps===
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=== Wanted Apps ===
 
If you want an app added, list it in the following format:
 
If you want an app added, list it in the following format:
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<pre>* [[App name]] version</pre>
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If the App Name is different from the page name on [[Main Page|WiiBrew]], use the format:
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<pre>* [[Page name|App name]] version</pre>
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* [[User:HomerJC/Sandbox|Calculator Channel]] 1.0
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* [[Readdol]] 0.1
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* [[Homebrew Browser|The Homebrew Browser]] 0.3.9e
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* [[Calibrator]] 1.1
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* [[Wii-Tac-Toe]] 1.0.0
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* [[Build Blocks]] 0.2
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* [[Point and No click]] 0.41 Final
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* [[WiiFTPD]] 0.01
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* Linux Repo
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* New Repo for [http://smwstuff.supersanctuary.net/list.php SMW Stuff]
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* [[Scummvm]] games
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** They're free on the website so I dont think it's illegal... [[User:Randomdude|Randomdude]] 21:32, 14 December 2010 (CET)
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* [[pidtool]] The Only Version
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* [[Super Mario War Wii (Unoffical Wiigii Version)]] 1.5.3
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<br>
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* [[Newo_Defence]] v1.1
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* [[Dcvg5k]] v1
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* [[Newo Asteroids]] 2.96
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* [[Wire3D|Wire3D Demo]] 1.2
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** [https://googledrive.com/host/0B9tEYsDvi256UkZDSXhSVUdmWVU/Demo_v1.2.zip Zip-Archive for HBC]
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* [[Wire3D|Wire3D Game]] 1.2
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** [https://googledrive.com/host/0B9tEYsDvi256UkZDSXhSVUdmWVU/Game_v1.2.zip Zip-Archive for HBC]
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* [http://www.hacksden.com/showthread.php/7868-InspectMii-Show-dozens-of-your-Wii-s-settings InspectMii] v1.0 (Request added 2013/11/24)
  
*<nowiki>[[Page name|App name and version]]</nowiki>
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* [http://www.hacksden.com/showthread.php/7844-SysCheck-HacksDen-Edition SysCheck HacksDen Edition] v2.1.0 (Request added 2013/11/24)
  
<!--List starts here-->
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* [http://www.hacksden.com/showthread.php/3922-PowerCheck-Reports-the-battery-power-remaining-in-your-Wii-remote PowerCheck] v1.7 (Request added 2013/11/24)
* [[X_and_O(Learn_from_Code_Edition)| X and O(Learn From Code Edition)]] v1.0
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* [[Newo Escape]] v1.6
* [[WiiSCU|WiiSCU v0.2]]
 
: Should this be added? Is it safe? --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 12:42, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
 
* [[BootMii|BootMii beta 1 Installer]]
 
: Don't think I can? http://bootmii.org/download says "All rights reserved. You may not sell or redistribute this software." --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 12:42, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
 
:: You should ask to [[User:bushing|Bushing]] --[[User:Sca.nab|Sca.nab]] 12:34, 26 May 2009 (UTC)
 
*[[TxtEd Mod|TxtEd Mod v1.0]]
 
<!-- List ends here -->
 
  
===Apps deliberately not included in HBB===
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=== Apps deliberately not included in standard HBB Repo ===
 
This list could change, and was not made by [[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]]
 
This list could change, and was not made by [[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]]
 
 
{| class="wikitable sortable"
 
{| class="wikitable sortable"
 
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! Title || Reason
 
! Title || Reason
 
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| [[AnyRegion Changer]] || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
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| [[AnyRegion Changer]] || Included in lukegb's repository
 
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| AnyTitle Deleter mod || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
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| [[AnyTitle Deleter]] and [[AnyTitle Deleter|AnyTitle Deleter MOD]] || Included in lukegb's repository
 
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| [[Channel File Manager]] || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
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| Channel File Manager || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
 
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| [[Mii Channel Updater]] || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
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| Dop-SHOP || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
 
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| [[Preloader]] || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
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| Mii Channel Updater || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage (outdated)
 
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| [[Starfall]] || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
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| [[Preloader]] || [[Priiloader]] included in lukegb's repository
 
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| [[WiiSCU|WiiSCU v0.2]] || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
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| [[Starfall]] || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage (outdated)
 
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| [[WAD Manager]] || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
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| [[Wii Gamecube Homebrew Launcher]] 0.2.3 || Requires additional installation steps
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|-
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| WiiSCU || Included in lukegb's repository
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|-
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| WAD Manager || Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
 
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| [[Wii Linux]] || Too large
 
| [[Wii Linux]] || Too large
 
|}
 
|}
  
==Questions==
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== Questions ==
===LibGameLoad===
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Could you tell me how you got the HBB to update it self?--[[User:Hunterm|HUN73R /\/\.]] 03:28, 2 January 2010 (UTC)
"Game Load" is a utility listed in HBB. Really, it's a demo for libgameload. Is the source code for libgameload anywhere? I can't seem to find it or the demo anywhere but HBB. This looks like something I want to play around with, but it doesn't seem to exist. Anyone have details? [[User:Bobpaul|Bobpaul]]
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: It firstly connects to the internet and checks a text file which contains the file size of the boot.dol. If this file size doesn't match the size the user currently has then it prompts the user to update. Then it just downloads the new boot.dol and meta.xml files to the correct location. There is a download example here: [[Homebrew Browser#NetSend Example + HTTP Download Example ]]
: I don't believe the source is available but here is a thread that the author has replied in: http://www.tehskeen.com/forums/showthread.php?p=44500. Also the author has their own website at http://www.cashman-productions.fr.nf. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 23:14, 11 April 2009 (UTC)
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I have used this program successfully many time launched from the SD card. I now wish to move my HomeBrew to my USB Drive. My first attempt was to have a WBFS partition fist with a Fat32 second on the Drive. That did not work so I tried moving the Fat32 to the first partition. That started to work but each time I Download an App the Wii crashes with a Stack Dump... Can this app run from a Fat32 partition of a USB Drive? Secondly with the WBFS as the second partition my WiiFlow USB loader would not see my files. But that is for another PAGE.--[[User:Capple123|capple123]] 02:10, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
  
===DVD-X===
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How do you add custom repositories to the HBB? [[User:Deozaan|Deozaan]] 06:36, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
Does the DVD-X Installer download come with PatchMii so it can install the patchmii version for modchip users?  or is patchmii a seperate app you have to install altogether?
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: Here is the guide to adding a repo http://www.codemii.com/hbb-repositories/ --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 04:55, 14 June 2010 (UTC)
: PatchMii is a separate application for modchip users which can be found here: http://hackmii.com/2008/08/libdi-and-the-dvdx-installer/ --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 08:46, 2 September 2008 (UTC)
 
  
===Message Board===
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How I can tell a new version of my program? [[User:wilco2009|wilco2009]] <span style="font-size: smaller;" class="autosigned">—Preceding undated comment added 08:27, 6 September 2011 (CEST).</span><!--Template:Undated-->
I quote this from the Homebrew Channel/Bugs page " but I prefer to leave my WiiConnect24 on, as I get messages from Nintendo and the Homebrew Browser, and I like to be notified when they arrive." Is it true that HBB gives out notices? If so I have yet to receive one. [[User:Pinball wizard|Pinball wizard]] 00:09, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
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:add it to the [[#Wanted Apps]] section. [[User:LoganA|LoganA]] ([[User talk:LoganA|talk]] • [[Special:Contributions/LoganA|contribs]]) 17:06, 2 October 2011 (CEST)
: Yes it's true but firstly you need to add hbb@codemii.com to your Wii address book. A few days later you'll get a confirmation email and then an email when applications have been updated. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 08:42, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
 
  
The HBB used to work fine,, But i don't know what i did, patch mii dvdx maybe?(thats the only thing i can think of. but now the HBB doesn't work... it says connecting to server, server connected now loading homebrew browser and then it restarts homebrew channel. Or if it can't connect it says error (i am not home now so  am not sure but i think error-ret 115) and it says retrying (infinately until i get a code dump error.)
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Is there any way to get a copy of the source code? [[User:Bth8|-- Bth8]] ([[User talk:Bth8|talk]]) 17:26, 24 February 2013 (CET)
any Idea how i could fix this?
 
Thanks
 
[[User:Durda dan|Durda Dan]] Feb 20. 2009
 
  
Why do you have to wait a few days before HBB accepts your message board request? You don't have to do it manually do you? You should look into automating it. -- [[User:GamingMedley.com|GamingMedley.com]] 04:02, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
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== Suggestions/Comments ==
:It is manually done. I haven't made it automatic as some people do send messages to this email address and there are various formats/languages of friends requests. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 10:20, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
 
  
==Suggestions/Comments==
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=== Request ===
===Options to see "unsafe apps"===
 
It would be great to have an option to see or not "unsafe apps" deliberately not included in HBB like [[WiiSCU]] or [[Starfall]]. --[[User:Sca.nab|Sca.nab]] 12:39, 26 May 2009 (UTC)
 
  
=== Download to USB support ===
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Keep up to date with weekly notification emails, add hbb@codemii.com to your Wii address book to get fortnightly updates sent to your Wii. - No longer available
Since HBC 1.0.2 is out and it has USB support, it would be cool to add support to save to the USB drive. When you'd download an app, it'd ask if you want to save in the SD card or USB drive. It could also be made default from a settings menu. And when no SD card would be detected, it'd automatically download to USB and vice-versa.
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Could you make it available again?
[[User:Forbore|RedChaos]] 03:12, 17 May 2009 (UTC)
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[[User:HacksRUs65535VR|HacksRUs65535VR]] 05:10, 27 September 2011 (CEST)
=== Info when downloading ===
 
When downloading, I'd like HBB to say how much it has downloaded/what is left to download, and the transfer speed in KB/Sec. [[User:Wack0|Wack0]]('''[[User_talk:Wack0|t]]'''/'''[[Special:Contributions/Wack0|c]]''') 08:35, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
 
  
Totally agree! Would be most helpful [[User:TwoBladedKnight|TwoBladedKnight]] 11:22, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
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=== Released Apps Page ===
 +
What about moving the apps section to another page? (I mean here on Wiibrew) The list is getting a little long, no? -- [[User:Tj cool|Tj cool]]
  
=== Ability to play .xm files as well as .mod for music ===
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:YES! IT DOES ITS WAY TOO BIG! [[User:Randomdude|Randomdude]] 16:48, 16 September 2010 (CEST)
I know there are more important issues, but I'd like to see HBB able to play .xm so that I can have a certain awesome song (Unreeeal Superhero 3) as the music. [[User:Xero|Xero]] 02:38, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
 
=== Homebrew Channel Banner updating with latest Homebrew ===
 
This is a bit of a lot to ask and probably not possible due to the [[Homebrew Channel]] developers lack of openness, but I think it would be cool if the Homebrew Browser would update the Homebrew Channel's banner according to new Homebrew apps, similar to the [[Wii Shop Channel]]. I do not expect this to actually happen but just to get a suggestion out there just in case :). --[[User:Mjbauer95|Mjbauer95]] 00:41, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
 
:That would require a new release of the HBC which, if I understand correctly, will soon be deprecated.  So, don't hold your breath.  Also, don't accuse the HBC devs of lacking openness.  Try, instead, to be appreciative. -- [[User:MetaFight|MetaFight]] 02:28, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
 
::Currently the development of such a channel banner is not possible. We do not currently understand how it works to do such a thing. [[User:Pinball wizard|Pinball wizard]] 23:21, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
 
  
=== Easy Access ===
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=== Homebrew Browser Channel ===
Is it possible to make a channel of this for the system menu for easy access to the HBB. This way it could be like the Wii Shop Channel. Thanks! [[User:OJ|OJ]]
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I haven't done much lately with this but now I have a working compiler again so the installer is getting closer. The channel on the other hand is killing me. I am stuck with getting weird debug info like HBB used to give. Any help on how to read those Teknecal? [[User:Pinball wizard|Pinball wizard]] 01:19, 1 September 2009 (UTC)
: The difficulty with this is extra code (not too difficult, mind) would have to be added in order for it not to crash if you forgot to insert the SD card. You can, of course, DIY by using a tool (can't remember what it's called <_<) available SOMEWHERE on the internet. --[[User:Lukegb|Lukegb]] 22:30, 2 December 2008 (UTC)
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: Does it say like debug [1] Not owner? I think that the fix is to format the SD card. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 13:19, 3 September 2009 (UTC)
:: You won't see a channel version anytime soon, since there's no legal way to make a channel. The only channel code out there is Nintendo's code, and the Homebrew Channel's code, both of which the author's haven't given permission to use. All the channels you see out there use Nintendo's code, and this is copyright infringement. --[[User:Tantric|Tantric]] 23:18, 2 December 2008 (UTC)
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:: It isn't debug info I put it wrong. I meant to say Code Dumps. It looks to be all hex code. Check your pms too. [[User:Pinball wizard|Pinball wizard]] 19:06, 4 September 2009 (UTC)
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::: The installer is getting closer. I have all the code checking out okay but I think that my development environment is having problems. Closer now though. Still have the channel issues. Hoping to maybe release before I die, lol. [[User:Pinball wizard|Pinball wizard]] 19:35, 4 September 2009 (UTC)
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:::: I'm now doing debugging on the installer. If I can figure the channel issue out and approval from Teknecal, I should release soon.*@Teknecal, The issue with the channel is that it shows the kind of code dump as what you have at the end of your 1 year anniversary video. I am going to add in some debug code to see if it is the channel launch code or HBB code. Do you know what IOS HBB runs on? [[User:Pinball wizard|Pinball wizard]] 20:39, 9 September 2009 (UTC)
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: I'm cleaning up code for the installer now, commenting out debug info and about to lock down the installer to the final channel pieces now instead of anything you want. I need to put some placeholder logo spots and finish recoding the code for the channel. I have a list of testers and should be ready to beta test in a week. @Teknecal, Don't worry about anything with your app just yet. I think I found the issue in the channel launching check your pms for details on it. After beta tests I will shoot you up for approval and I should have release 1.0 out very soon. [[User:Pinball wizard|Pinball wizard]] 02:48, 13 September 2009 (UTC)
  
=== Sponsors ===
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What's up with this? I'd love to have this as a channel, it'd save a step. [[User:Dashxdr|Dashxdr]] 03:59, 13 October 2010 (CEST)
This app is great but I know it must cost something to operate the servers and stuff. Did you ever think of getting sponsors to pay for these expenses and other hastles?
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: No idea what happened with it. [[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:44, 31 October 2010 (CET)
: It's hosted on a shared server for $10 USD a month. I haven't thought of sponsers as I just host other websites on the server as well. If you want to help cover the cost, you can always click the ads on codemii :P --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 05:28, 29 November 2008 (UTC)
 
:: Are there ads? I don't see any. --[[User:Mjbauer95|Mjbauer95]] 19:02, 1 January 2009 (UTC)
 
::: Oh right, it should have been but I updated Wordpress and I must of forgotten to add them again. Added --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 06:33, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
 
  
===Custom Icons===
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=== Search ===
I don't see much of a need to do this in the immediate future but you could add the ability to change the icons for HBC in HBB. You could have the person be able to download "packs" or just the single ones. Not much of a push but just a finishing detail for you. [[User:Pinball wizard|Pinball wizard]] 01:00, 16 February 2009 (UTC)
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Umh... There is so many apps available, and no search. Search would be really useful! --[[User:Error|Error]] 14:17, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
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: I'll do something like searching by letter, e.g. A, B, C will bring you directly to those applications. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 04:55, 14 June 2010 (UTC)
  
===PC Port===
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=== Better distinguish between downloaded/HBB apps ===
Because of the latest WII menu update and the disabled updating applications through the wii, maybe there's a chance of a PC port of the Homebrew Browser even a text based one so we could auto-update or/and install new apps more easily. --[[User:Itaiber2000|itaiber2000]]
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It would be possible, meta.xml being an xml file, to insert extra fields into it, without too many things exploding, surely. For instance, it could be possible to insert some hbb specific fields, for instance:
:The 4.0 update only back installing homebrew on the NAND, it doesn't stop writing files to the SD card. [[User:LoganA|LoganA]] 17:48, 28 March 2009 (UTC)
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<hbb:repository>lukegb</hbb:repository>
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<hbb:downloaded>true</hbb:downloaded>
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<hbb:lastversion>xyzabc</hbb:lastversion>
  
=== v0.3 update ===
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=== Update all apps ===
Just wanted to mention how much I love the new update. It's everything I had been hoping to see and more! Thank you for this great overhaul! [[User:SMR Kurosan|SMR Kurosan]] 08:44, 12 April 2009 (UTC)
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There should be an option to update all apps, and perhaps also an option to turn off the Wii afterwards. This way I can hit the button and go to bed with no worries.--[[User:SkiDragon|SkiDragon]] 13:00, 18 July 2010 (UTC)
  
I agree. v0.3 is great. The layout is functional and looks fantastic. Even the guy that looks like Aang from Avatar: The Last Airbender ;)
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=== More icons ===
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Replace the wii zapper icon for apps with a button called "more peripherals" that has information such as usb support. --[[User:Toagac|Toagac]] 12:33, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
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: I'm hoping to have a little arrow to move the icons to the left so you can scroll through them. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 00:44, 8 August 2010 (UTC)
  
IMO you could take the design one step further and HBB could be an alternative to HBC. Change the installed programmes button to toggle the categories below to display installed programmes only or every programme the HBB is aware of. Add the ability to run a programme from within the details of each programme. Voila. HBB has HBC functionality and everything is sorted and earier to find. You could also add a favourites category. The ultimate thing would be to install HBB as a channel on the system menu, but I believe there is no legal way of doing that.
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=== Multiple download threads ===
Anyway great improvement to an already great programme [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 09:35, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
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I would really like to see this app use multiple threads to download. Downloading files can be painfully slow. :). --[[User:Sonicsleep|Sonicsleep]] 03:54, 21 October 2009 (UTC)
  
=== PC Version ===
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=== Classic Support ===
A PC version of this app would be really usefull, as getting internet on my wii is very hard (i dont have wifi and the wifi around is really faint), Having a PC version would be usefull instead of having to go to wiibrew all the time. --[[User:ChuckBartowski|ChuckBartowski]] 00:46, 18 May 2009 (UTC)
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Could classic controller support be added? [[User:Bsltiger|Bsltiger]] 07:53, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
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: I'll look into it. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 00:44, 8 August 2010 (UTC)
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:: I hope you can find a way to add it in :) --[[User:MegaSuperab|MegaSuperab]] ([[User talk:MegaSuperab|talk]]) 18:42, 27 June 2016 (CEST)
  
:That should be pretty simple to rig up (if [[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] doesn't mind another app accessing his site)I'd do it but I should really be concentrating on work. If you're willing to pay me I'll write one up ASAP :) -- [[User:MetaFight|MetaFight]] 01:14, 18 May 2009 (UTC)
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=== HBC Themes ===
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Add a new tab for all the [[Homebrew Channel Themes]]. [[User:Randomdude|Randomdude]] 23:49, 14 August 2010 (UTC)
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:I agree, there are many of us over here making these "Awesome" themes and would like an easier way for people to see how "Awesome" they really are. --[[User:Abeckring|Abeckring]] 06:52, 16 August 2010 (UTC)
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:: In progress, it'll be a repo of HBC themes and I'll add a "fake" app in Utilities which will explain how to access the repo. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 14:02, 16 August 2010 (UTC)
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::: v0.3.9 test version here: http://www.codemii.com/hbb.v0.3.9.test.dol, HBC Themes are accessible via the Repo named "HBC Themes" (Settings page 3, Use Other Repositories). Let me know if there are any issues and also let me know if you have a >4GB device and if HBB picks up the right amount of free space. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 01:28, 21 August 2010 (UTC)
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::::How come some themes don't show up in the repository? --[[User:Abeckring|Abeckring]] 04:39, 2 September 2010 (CEST)
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::::: I just have to add the rest that were added to WiiBrew since about 1-2 weeks ago which I'll do in the next day or so. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 10:35, 2 September 2010 (CEST)
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:::::: Is there any possibility of putting themes in that aren't allowed on wiibrew? --[[User:Abeckring|Abeckring]] 23:34, 11 September 2010 (CEST)
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::::::: No, probably not. --[[User:Bg4545|bg4545]] 01:42, 12 September 2010 (CEST)
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:::::::: Probably! [[User:Randomdude|Randomdude]] 05:04, 21 October 2010 (CEST)
  
::Nice try MetaFight. :P But anyway, if anyone wants to try this, they should. I would, but my coding skillz are currently at lvl n00b. --[[User:ChuckBartowski|ChuckBartowski]] 03:18, 19 May 2009 (UTC)
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=== HBB Themes ===
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For the next version you should add theming, just like what the HBC has. It would be cool to have a custom HBB. --[[User:Abeckring|Abeckring]] 23:39, 19 August 2010 (UTC)
  
== HBB Issues ==
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=== File Size Adjustment? ===
{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}} use <nowiki>{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}}</nowiki><br>
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Somehow this always confuses me but before I download Homebrew it tells me the size of the Homebrew app and then when I download it, it tells me the download is smaller than what I saw previously. I then figured out that the download is zipped and the file size in the description is the extracted size. Maybe use this format in the description instead? "1.0MB (0.59MB Zipped)" --[[User:Wildgoosespeeder|Wildgoosespeeder]] 23:48, 4 January 2011 (CET)
{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} use <nowiki>{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}}</nowiki><br>
 
{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}} use <nowiki>{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}}</nowiki><br>
 
(Solved will be moved to the archive page)
 
  
===Title {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}}===
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=== Translation ===
Not a huge problem, but the title of 0.3 rev 11 still says rev 10. The description says rev 11 though. (this is in the HBC btw) [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 10:14, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
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What about make HBB translatable? I could translate it in Italian or in Esperanto... ----<small style="background:#f00">'''★ [[User:Airon90|<span style="color:#000">→ A</span>]][[Special:Contributions/Airon90|<span style="color:#f00;background:#000">ir</span>]][[User talk:Airon90|<span style="color:#000">on Ĉ</span>]]'''</small> 16:51, 13 August 2011 (CEST)
: Please use the [http://www.codemii.com/wiihomebrew/homebrew_browser_v0.3.zip officially released v0.3] instead of the HBB revisions. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 11:45, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
::I am not sure what you mean by official, but I have only every used HBB to update itself, originally getting HBB 0.3 via the original Homebrew Browser. HBB then updated itself to rev 11 (or maybe I did d/l it again using the original HBB. I am too lazy to do things manually [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 13:38, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
  
===Not updating correctly {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}}===
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=== Games by type ===
Two apps I have keep showing up as having an update available, even though I have the current version of both. Even if I update through HBB they still have the yellow plus sign. The two apps are iiii (version 1.2) and Snes9x GX, which HBB reports me having version 4.0.0, when I have 4.0.3 installed. HBC reports my version as 4.0.3. [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 10:14, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
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Is it possible to divide games by type, in order to make the list smaller? It is impossible to scroll all that list! ----<small style="background:#f00">'''[[User:Airon90|<span style="color:#000">→ A</span>]][[Special:Contributions/Airon90|<span style="color:#f00;background:#000">ir</span>]][[User talk:Airon90|<span style="color:#000">on Ĉ</span>]]'''</small> 16:51, 13 August 2011 (CEST)
: As you are using Rev11, the list file only has iiii v1.2 (and not 1.2+) and SnesGX v4.0.0 (and not 4.0.0). The solution is to upgrade to official v0.3. It reports that these items are out of date because the list file is old. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 11:45, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
:: As above I haven't manually installed anything. What it the best way for me to make it 'official'. I get prompted to update HBB when I use the old version. Should I press A and let it update using that? [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 13:43, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
::: If you are on HBB v0.2.5d and it asks to update, do press yes and it will update you to HBB v0.3. Is there a reason you haven't updated? --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 13:56, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
::::OK. I have two versions of the HBB. The original old school one, which iirc is 0.2.5c, and 0.3 rev 11. I originally got 0.3 rev 10 by upgrading from 0.2.5c/d. I then had 2 copies of HBB, and still do. Somewhere along the way I upgraded to rev 11. This was not done manually either. I don't think I've manually copied anything to my SD since I originally installed HBB [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 14:47, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
:::::OK I think something must have screwed up when I originally installed ver 0.3. I just painstakingly removed HBBv03 from my SD card, using SD explorer, and reinstalled HBB from 0.2.5c. I now only have one HBB in my HBC, which is ver 0.3 and it all works fine. Can I now delete /temp/* from the original HBB install? Thanks [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 16:03, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
::::::Yep you can remove /temp. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 13:13, 29 April 2009 (UTC)
 
  
===Invalid Icon(s) {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}}===
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== HBB Issues ==
* When HBB starts it gets stuck checking icon 115 of 205, then resumes.
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{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}} use <nowiki>{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}}</nowiki><br />
* The listing for FCE Ultra GX has 'Invalid Icon' printed in the icons placeholder and 'noise' in the text placeholder.
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{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} use <nowiki>{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}}</nowiki><br />
* The Winterman icon is screwed.
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{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}} use <nowiki>{{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}}</nowiki><br />
I just had a thought. I should try delete the files from ../temp and see if that fixes things, but I've already written this now. [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 10:14, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
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(Solved will be moved to the archive page)
: There is a good chance that 115 may be the FCEU icon. Please do remove all your temp folder and also upgrade to v0.3. In regards to Winterman icon, I'm not sure what causes it to change colours on the botton right of the icon. Icons like Geexbox used to do a similar thing, but I re-saved the PNG and it worked however re-saving the winterman icon didn't have any effect. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 11:45, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
  
===Unexplained crash {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}}===
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=== Unable to download WiiBrowser {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}} ===
I had HBB crash on me for no apparent reason. It's an isolated incident that I haven't replicated. I did take a photo of the screen dump though if you'd like to take a look. [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 10:14, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
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When trying to download my app, [[WiiBrowser]], the "Downloading icon file failed" message appears.<br />
:core was dumped again (after fresh install). I was scrolling thru utils using down on the d-pad and the wiimote rumbling as I was hovering over the items. [[User:Ensign R|Ensign R]] 16:05, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
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This [http://wiibrowser.googlecode.com/files/wiibrowser_rev37.zip package]should have all necessary files (including the icon.png)<br />
:: I'll take a look and see if I can replicate. Did the code dump have something like 8006e988--> 8006e948--> 80099cbc--> 80099c58? --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:37, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
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Am I missing something?
  
===Not recognizing my homebrew apps? {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}}===
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=== Homebrew list error {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} ===
I've added a lot of apps manually, which HBB doesn't recognize at all. Is it possible for you to recognize multiple versions of the same file? Also, I use custom meta.xml files for each app. Is this how you determine whether or not I have the app? If so, I suggest it be changed to check just the <version>/<release_date> tag(s) of the XML file, and nothing else. If possible, after installing the app, only update the <version>/<release_date> tag(s), leaving the rest to be the custom data (if it is custom). It may be too hard to determine whether or not it's custom, because I imagine it would include a database of all previous meta.xml files, so maybe you could simply update just the <version>/<release_date> and maybe <long_description> for apps whether that's absolutely necessary. That got a little off-topic, and can probably be split to another suggestion altogether, but mainly: is this why or why doesn't HBB recognize all of my applications? -- [[User:GamingMedley.com|GamingMedley.com]] 04:53, 21 April 2009 (UTC)
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When im starting homebrew browser,everything goes right till the requesting homebrew list appears.
: HBB only detects programs that is in the list file (http://www.codemii.com/hbb/homebrew_browser/listv030.txt). It just checks the for the directory name and the corresponding boot.dol/elf file. If the boot file is there then it makes it as installed. If you do have an application which you think should be on HBB, provided it doesn't do any modifications that could cause an issue on the Wii if used incorrectly, then please do advise me of the application. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 10:20, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
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It appears a error like this:
:: Well, these are apps that are already on HBB, but HBB doesn't acknowledge that I have them. I assumed it was because I used custom meta.xml files. I'll see which ones aren't showing next time I boot up HBB. [[User:GamingMedley.com|GamingMedley.com]] 19:04, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
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DEGUG:fwrite error:[1] Not owner
:: Mii Extractor (/Mii-Extractor_v1.0/) and Genesis Plus (/genplus/) aren't being recognized. These are the folders the applications came with from their official ZIPs outside of HBB. I'm sure there are others, but I have way too many apps to remember. [[User:GamingMedley.com|GamingMedley.com]] 21:08, 7 May 2009 (UTC)
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Please help! how can i fix this?
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: Please backup your SD/USB device, format your device and then restore the files. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 12:54, 11 October 2012 (CEST)
  
===Cannot open file, aborting {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}}===
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=== jump n' bump not installing correctly {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}} ===
I updated my Homebrew Browser today to 0.3. After it downloaded the zip file with all of the images and extracted them, it said at the bottom of the screen: "Cannot open file, aborting" or something like that. Then, it went into the new Homebrew Browser GUI (which I like) and worked fine. I was just wondering if this error message means anything that I should know about. --[[User:Bdr9|Bdr9]] 14:24, 12 April 2009 (UTC)
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application says it's done when it's completed downloading but when I look in the installed app section or through the app list it says it has not it also does not show up in the homebrew channel.
: Can you see if this happens again? If so, when scrolling through the list do you see any icon that says "Icon not found"? --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 10:29, 14 April 2009 (UTC)
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[[User:Popman|Popman]] 12:01, 22 May 2011 (CEST)
::After the delay after "Homebrew List Recieved", there is a lot of text that appears on the screen. I don't know if some of this is the "Icon not found" message, because it is so fast. None of the images in the list say "Icon not found". I was really just wondering if the error message meant anything that I should know about. Also, by the way, I think that you should be able to go to a different homebrew category while you are in the details screen for a homebrew. There are several places where you cannot get to the categories without hitting B, and pressing the category buttons does not work. Otherwise, the 0.3 update is great! Thanks! --[[User:Bdr9|Bdr9]] 22:53, 15 April 2009 (UTC)
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discovered source of error boot.dol downloads with the name BOOT.DOL and so is not detected.
::: That is a bit worrying. I think it's happening when it's trying to load the icons to memory. I have added some pauses and text to say what it's doing so that should help, can you try this version here: http://www.codemii.com/hbbv030test.dol --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:49, 16 April 2009 (UTC)
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: immediately shows download button after attempting to install. checked boot.dol and it comes up as 0 bytes! -- [[User:Konna280|Konna280]] 21:42, 16 January 2012 (CET)
::::I ran this debug version of the Homebrew Browser. This was its output: Homebrew Browser 0.3 / *Some ID I'm sure you don't need to know* / Waiting for network to initialize... / Network initialized. / Settings loaded. / Requesting IP address of www.codemii.com / IP address of www.codemii.com successfully retrieved. / Requesting Homebrew List... / Homebrew List recieved. / Going to load icons / Loading image 0/209 / File found / File size ok, going to load to memory / Loading image 1/209 / File found / File size ok, going to load to memory / Loading image 2/209 / File found / File size ok, going to load to memory / Loading image 3/209 And then it goes into the Homebrew Browser GUI. The original problem does not affect the usage of the program at all, and I cannot replicate it. --[[User:Bdr9|Bdr9]] 14:43, 19 April 2009 (UTC)
 
:::::Are you sure the HBB is installed in the right folder on your SD card?  Maybe some paths are hard-coded. -- [[User:MetaFight|MetaFight]] 16:36, 19 April 2009 (UTC)
 
::::::You could always delete all the files in the /apps/homebrew_browser/temp directory, retry the HBB test and see if it happens again, it might just be when you download the zip file at the start. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 08:55, 20 April 2009 (UTC)
 
:::::::My Homebrew Browser folder in apps is "homebrew_browser". It must be right because I updated it with the original program. This whole problem is probably nothing to be worried about, because I have only gotten this message once. This was when I was downloading the zip file after updating from the previous version. The Homebrew Browser still works fine, and doesn't show anything abnormal now. I just saw that message fly by after I updated, and was wondering if it meant anything. --[[User:Bdr9|Bdr9]] 14:28, 20 April 2009 (UTC)
 
  
===Wii Linux===
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=== Game downloads but not installed {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} ===
How big is Wii Linux? I can possibly host it for you, if you creditted me somewhere in HBB for the hosting. Nothing extravagant is necessary, obviously, but I'm hoping something can be arranged. - [[User:GamingMedley.com|GamingMedley.com]] 04:54, 21 April 2009 (UTC)
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For example the game Alien Breed downloads but is not stored and the ‘download’ button is still available after two attemptsThe Game date is 1970 and so last in the list! The download counter also reads 'ws' and not the expected '0' zero - so maybe one or both of these things break the normal install route. --[[User:Titmouse|Titmouse]] 21:48, 2 December 2010 (CET)
:That would probably be hard for Teknecal because it looks for the zip file with the name of the app in codemii.com, it seems that it would be hard to hardcode it to your site for just one application.
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: Should be fixed now. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:52, 3 December 2010 (CET)
::It'd be rather easy. if (app == WiiLinux) { some other site } else { codemii.com } Or, he could use a header redirect from codemii. For example, having WiiLinux listed as codemii.com/WiiLinux.php, then putting header("Location: some other site") in WiiLinux.php. -- [[User:GamingMedley.com|GamingMedley.com]] 04:00, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
 
:::Neither of those solutions is very elegant, and, although I like the header redirect it's not very scalableOne possible solution is to implement mirrors.  The main download site would be codemii, but if that returned a 404 or if the site was unavailable the HBB would fall back to one of the mirrors.  This avoids having to manually insert redirects every time an app can't/won't be hosted on codemii.  It does, however, have the dirty side-effect of requiring more code and generating bad requests for the codemii site.  Regardless of our suggested solutions, it seems unlikely any of them will be implemented.  It's not cost effective to put all that work in for a single package.  If people want wiiLinux then they already know about it.  If they already know about it they'll be able to find it, download it, and, install it, ''manually''. -- [[User:MetaFight|MetaFight]] 04:54, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
 
::::As far as I know, WiiLinux is the only file Teknecal is refusing to host solely for its file size, so "manually inserting redirects" wouldn't be a huge deal - there would only be one. As for the mirror suggestion, it would be ~3 lines of text in an .htaccess file, then however he wants to go about figuring out what mirror to use via a server-side file. If he has an exact backup elsewhere, then it would require hardly any code to find the mirror'd file. But it's a good point that if they want it bad enough, they can install it manually. I was just trying to expand the HBB file list, but it's no big deal. [[User:GamingMedley.com|GamingMedley.com]] 19:03, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
 
::::Yeah, I think it's over 100MB if I recall, I don't think anyone would want to wait 1 hour or more just to download it. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 10:20, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
 
Cant you make it downloadable in different sections?
 
EG.
 
Wii-Linux-1
 
Wii-Linux-2
 
etc.
 
And a final .dol to compile them?
 
Then again this would be the developers work and not Teknecals i assume.
 
[[User:Beegee7730|Beegee7730]] 10:27, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
 
  
===Updating Quake Wii {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}}===
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=== Homebrew browser Wii Error:: {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} ===
When updating Quake Wii, PAK0.PAK gets overwritten. This is bad, because I have vispatched my .PAK files to have transparent water. Why not check if PAK0.PAK exists first and then download a version without PAK0.PAK?
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I currently downloaded Homebrew to my Wii Installed The Homebrew Browser...
This should make the download significantly smaller too.
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The Little Globe Comes on To tell me im connected to the intrenet, When i connect to the intrenet through homebrew browser it connects succsessfully then it tells me : Finding www.codemii.com's ip adress. then it errors and says unable to find ip adress using stored one or somthing. and it sits there for like thirty miniutes and never moves... please help C.j Allen <small>—Preceding unsigned comment added by [[User:Wiihakks101|Wiihakks101]] ([[User talk:Wiihakks101|talk]] • [[Special:Contributions/Wiihakks101|contribs]]) 11:52, 20 July 2009 (UTC)</small>
: I'll see what I can do. At the moment HBB just extracts everything from the zip file it downloads. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:37, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
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:: Can you ping codemii.com from your PC in the same network? -[[User:Charlatan|Charlatan]] 01:09, 26 July 2009 (UTC)
:: Why not just have a separate zip without the PAK0.PAK file? --[[User:Raschi|Raschi]] 18:14, 6 May 2009 (UTC)
 
  
--[[User:Raschi|Raschi]] 19:29, 4 May 2009 (UTC)
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I'm having the exact same issue. www.codemii.com is accessible from my laptop, but not from the Homebrew Browser. [[User:Thinusp|Thinusp]] 08:57, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
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::: Can you try using a different DNS server in your Wii settings? --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 13:39, 26 October 2009 (UTC)
  
===Remove UAE4Wii {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}}===
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=== Error Codes {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}} ===
Violates GPL. [[User:LoganA|LoganA]] 19:48, 4 May 2009 (UTC)
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Probably not the right section, but I keep getting the error codes -81, -27 and -22, could a list be made so that users can identify their meaning? --[[User:ColdPerson|ColdPerson]] 14:17, 4 October 2009 (UTC)
: Has been removed. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:37, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
 
:: I guess the new version is fine to add now? --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 12:42, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
 
  
===Super Mario War===
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=== Corrupted Icon Image {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}} ===
When using this app, I get an "exception dsi occurred!" and a code dump. But when I download it manually from its page on wiibrew, the game runs fine. Just thought I should mention this problem.[[User:WaxyPumpkin72|WaxyPumpkin72]] 23:46, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
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The image on NewoShooter 1.26 crashes the homebrew browser when I select it from the list.  When selected the image appears corrupted under the game title, then the application locks up.  I'm not sure if its because I created it with microsoft paint in windows Vista. I have the latest version of HBB and 4.3 install on my normal wii. [[User:Owen|Owen]] 02:04, 16 January 2011 (CET)
: That's odd. I've just tried it and it downloaded and worked fine. Can you try downloading it again? If it doesn't work, can you compare the files with the manually downloaded zip file?--[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 01:50, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
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: The image seems ok it's just URL text goes over the buffer I had set, I've corrected it now, it should be fixed in 1-2 days (because of server cache). --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 14:18, 17 January 2011 (CET)
::Sure, I'll try comparing them when I get the chance. It would also seem that people are having trouble with this here: http://forum.wiibrew.org/read.php?17,16766[[User:WaxyPumpkin72|WaxyPumpkin72]] 16:23, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
 
  
===Dump to TXT file/Friendly crash screen===
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=== Code Dump {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}} ===
I was browsing apps, downloading Kobo Delux, and adding to the queue, when it crashed. Now, it's a big annoyance to take a camera and photograph the screen, and it's not the most user friendly, so why not dump the info to a TXT file instead? Then, instead of a screen with coding nonsence, a screen pops up saying "The Homebrew Browser has encounterd a fatal error, and mus be closed", and send you back to the Menu or Homebrew Channel. And if possible, even have the Browswe send the error in to the server on the next start-up. [[User:Stevoisiak|Stevoisiak]] <s>16:25, 22 May 2009 (EST)</s> <span style="font-size: smaller;" class="autosigned">—Preceding undated comment added 20:28, 22 May 2009 (UTC).</span><!--Template:Undated-->
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I've been getting a lot of code dumps lately at random times while using HBB 0.3.6. Here's one such dump:
:I think he can't do this, because this error comes by every HomeBrew Application, so it's a Wii own error which says nonono that's not allowed or so, because if he could catch the error like while(this->error()) or so, he do it, but that's I think not possible, because the error comes without announcement. I hope this is right what i posted [[User:KeineAhnung|KeineAhnung]] <span style="font-size: smaller;" class="autosigned">—Preceding undated comment added 0:01, 31 May 2009 (UTC).</span><!--Template:Undated-->
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<pre>
:: Correct. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 12:34, 3 June 2009 (UTC)
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GPR00 00000000 GPR08 91E5ED28 GPR16 800F0000 GPR24 000001C8
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GPR01 80E0E5F0 GPR09 91E5ED28 GPR17 80DED694 GPR25 811E7A78
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GPR02 801E5900 GPR10 00000000 GPR18 801F0000 GPR26 00000038
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GPR03 00000000 GPR11 00000000 GPR19 00014000 GPR27 80E0E5F8
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GPR04 00000000 GPR12 42004028 GPR20 91E5ED28 GPR28 00000020
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GPR05 91E5ED28 GPR13 801E8700 GPR21 00000038 GPR29 00000000
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GPR06 00000000 GPR14 9334BB60 GPR22 811E7A78 GPR30 00000000
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GPR07 00000000 GPR15 92FCE7C0 GPR23 00000010 GPR31 91E5ED28
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LR 800782AC SRR0 800782c0 SRR1 0000a032 MSR 00000000
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DAR 00000000 DSISR 06000000
  
===Low battery, bug===
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STACK DUMP:
Hi. The battery of my remote ran dry, and homebrew browser instantly shutted down my wii. My guess is that it is because the homebrew browser looses connection from the wiimote, it assumes that the user pressed the power button on the wiimote. You might want to check this out yourself, teknecal. But great application anyways!!1111oeneone --[[User:Mechaelvis|Mechaelvis]] 20:12, 23 May 2009 (UTC)
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800782c0 --> 800782ac --> 800a5d2c --> 800a5cc8
: Sure will give this a try. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 12:34, 3 June 2009 (UTC)
 
  
=== Recent update lost info ===
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CODE DUMP:
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800782c0:  980B0000 88090000 980B0001 396B0002
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800782d0:  39290004 4200FFE8 38E70008 39080A00
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800782e0:  2F8A0003 394A0001 419E00AC 48000070
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</pre>
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--[[User:Mu mind|Mu mind]] 01:16, 18 October 2009 (UTC)
  
After I received the May 1st update, the HBC displayed the HBB last, displaying the title as "/apps/homebrew_browser," and no description. It still worked fine after the update, until I rebooted the Wii. Now every time I go into the HBC to open up the Browser, the Browser loads to 4% and freezes. I can play the HBC bubble-popping game in the background, but otherwise I can't do anything.
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=== Queue Bug? {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} ===
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I found a minor bug that you could fix in 0.3.9.
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If you add an app to queue then open up the "Download/Delete Queue" page, the app you selected will be there. But if you delete it from the list (By pressing -) and open the Download/Delete Queue page again, the name and short description will still be there, but not the icon. Again a very minor bug, but one that should be fixed.
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Keep up the good work!--[[User:Jrcolonial98|Jrcolonial98]] 19:30, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
  
I'm manually reloading the HBB onto my SD card as I type; hopefully that fixes the problem. --[[User:IanWatson|IanWatson]] 06:55, 26 May 2009 (UTC)
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=== USB-HDD works, but icon download is extremely slow compared to SD {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} ===
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I also use a USB-HDD with a FAT32 on the 1st partition, with no SD Card whatsoever (my card slot is defective), and I noticed that HBB takes several minutes to update all the app icons. On a friend's Wii, I could see that this process takes only a few seconds, but unlike me, his HBB is in his SD Card. This has been like this since the days of HBB 0.3.5, and as of HBB 0.3.8, it hasn't changed. In spite of this, HBB works as expected, and code dumps are rare, but do occur, occasionally. --[[User:Friiloader|Friiloader]] 23:53, 28 February 2010 (UTC)
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: I wonder if v0.3.9a is better now? [[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:44, 31 October 2010 (CET)
  
=== Semi-random crash while downloading MPlayer CE ===
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=== Hangs at Parsing Homebrew List {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} ===
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Any time I try to use a repo other than codemii it hangs at Parsing Homebrew List. If I hit 2 it says "Reverting to CodeMii.com repository." but hangs there. I've tried all of the repos at least 5 times, every time changing the settings back manually, or just replacing the folder in app entirely. One time Lukegb's loaded fine, I didn't do anything different. [[User:4068401|4068401]] 21:50, 3 October 2010 (CEST)
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: I've removed the 2 non-working repos. [[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:44, 31 October 2010 (CET)
  
It seems that it's not a problem directly surrounding MPlayer, as I can download it now (after going straight to it), but if I'm on for a while or I've downloaded a few things, it seems to crash. Here's the stack trace:
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=== I can't get the HBB to work! {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}} ===
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When I load the HBB app everything works except that when I click 'Download' it just freezes and nothinhg happends. How do i fix this? --[[User:Boondox|Boondox]] 23:02, 1 September 2010 (CEST)
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: Can you try removing all other controllers apart from the Wiimote and remove any USB devices you might have? If that doesn't work, can you try and format you SD card after you back it up? --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 10:41, 2 September 2010 (CEST)
  
8009b1c8 --> 800aa62c --> 8005c4a8 --> 8005d854 --> 8005(e/c)b6c --> 80099d10 --> 80099cac  (e/c meands it could be either. It was rather blurry. But I suspect it was a c). [[User:Molokai|Molokai]] 06:30, 29 May 2009 (UTC)
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== Something Horribly Wrong ==
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Nothing works at all as of today (7 November 2010). Doesn't function properly on 2 different Wii's, writing to SD or to USB drive. Updates seem to be coming from an incorrect server and are out of date, and don't even extract properly. Functionality utterly broken at the moment. [[User:Dashxdr|Dashxdr]] 18:29, 7 November 2010 (CET)
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:Not sure what the underlying cause is. When I try to update Pacman through the HBB it installs 1.01, not the latest 1.03. [[User:Dashxdr|Dashxdr]] 22:12, 7 November 2010 (CET)
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::Seems like pacman was under the folder "Pacman", I changed it back and it should work now. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 09:51, 8 November 2010 (CET)
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:::That fixed it, thanks. Was the issue on my end? When I upload a new zipfile, should the directory be named "pacman" and not "Pacman"? Anyway feel free to delete this entire incident from this talk page. [[User:Dashxdr|Dashxdr]] 13:41, 8 November 2010 (CET)
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:::: The issue was on our server. In this case, yep you should zip it up as "pacman" but I'll always double check folders from now on. --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 10:50, 9 November 2010 (CET)
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:::One other note, the HBB seems to scan the VFAT partition on my USB hard drive before it does anything. I've got thousands of files on it so it takes a LONG time. It would be great if this "feature" could be turned off. HBB ought to just snoop around the apps tree and nothing else. [[User:Dashxdr|Dashxdr]] 20:14, 8 November 2010 (CET)
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:::: I think it's because of the free space function as it uses statvfs("usb:/",&fiData) to get the block size, blocks free and blocks total. You can turn this off in Settings -> Show SD card space & Check free space. Just to confirm does this happens when HBB first loads the GUI? Let me know if turning off those settings helps? Also is there a quicker way than using statvfs? --[[User:Teknecal|Teknecal]] 10:50, 9 November 2010 (CET)
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:::You're right, turning off the check free space + show free space fixes the long pause when the HBB is first launched. But still for some reason there is a long delay during the extraction of any downloaded app, no matter how small. I'm just using a USB hard drive, there is no SD card installed at all. [[User:Dashxdr|Dashxdr]] 13:39, 9 November 2010 (CET)
  
=== Crash while browsing the Category Games {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}} ===
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== Mod file is not played  ==
When I browsing in the Games Category, every Time when scroll down, the HBB will Crash. The most times, it will happens, under the middle and when i will change the order of the Games Category it will crash too! (I hope you will understand what I mean, because I'm not perfect in English ;) ) --[[User:Freigeist|Freigeist]] 16:18, 3 June 2009 (UTC)
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In the last release (0.3.9e) the loop.mod file is not played. The mod support seems broken.
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Ogg files are instead played.
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[[User:Oibaf|Oibaf]] 01:00, 5 December 2014 (CET)

Latest revision as of 03:23, 3 December 2018

Apps

Wanted Apps

If you want an app added, list it in the following format:

* [[App name]] version

If the App Name is different from the page name on WiiBrew, use the format:

* [[Page name|App name]] version


Apps deliberately not included in standard HBB Repo

This list could change, and was not made by Teknecal

Title Reason
AnyRegion Changer Included in lukegb's repository
AnyTitle Deleter and AnyTitle Deleter MOD Included in lukegb's repository
Channel File Manager Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
Dop-SHOP Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
Mii Channel Updater Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage (outdated)
Preloader Priiloader included in lukegb's repository
Starfall Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage (outdated)
Wii Gamecube Homebrew Launcher 0.2.3 Requires additional installation steps
WiiSCU Included in lukegb's repository
WAD Manager Add extra barrier to prevent unsafe usage
Wii Linux Too large

Questions

Could you tell me how you got the HBB to update it self?--HUN73R /\/\. 03:28, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

It firstly connects to the internet and checks a text file which contains the file size of the boot.dol. If this file size doesn't match the size the user currently has then it prompts the user to update. Then it just downloads the new boot.dol and meta.xml files to the correct location. There is a download example here: Homebrew Browser#NetSend Example + HTTP Download Example

I have used this program successfully many time launched from the SD card. I now wish to move my HomeBrew to my USB Drive. My first attempt was to have a WBFS partition fist with a Fat32 second on the Drive. That did not work so I tried moving the Fat32 to the first partition. That started to work but each time I Download an App the Wii crashes with a Stack Dump... Can this app run from a Fat32 partition of a USB Drive? Secondly with the WBFS as the second partition my WiiFlow USB loader would not see my files. But that is for another PAGE.--capple123 02:10, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

How do you add custom repositories to the HBB? Deozaan 06:36, 12 June 2010 (UTC)

Here is the guide to adding a repo http://www.codemii.com/hbb-repositories/ --Teknecal 04:55, 14 June 2010 (UTC)

How I can tell a new version of my program? wilco2009 —Preceding undated comment added 08:27, 6 September 2011 (CEST).

add it to the #Wanted Apps section. LoganA (talkcontribs) 17:06, 2 October 2011 (CEST)

Is there any way to get a copy of the source code? -- Bth8 (talk) 17:26, 24 February 2013 (CET)

Suggestions/Comments

Request

Keep up to date with weekly notification emails, add hbb@codemii.com to your Wii address book to get fortnightly updates sent to your Wii. - No longer available Could you make it available again? HacksRUs65535VR 05:10, 27 September 2011 (CEST)

Released Apps Page

What about moving the apps section to another page? (I mean here on Wiibrew) The list is getting a little long, no? -- Tj cool

YES! IT DOES ITS WAY TOO BIG! Randomdude 16:48, 16 September 2010 (CEST)

Homebrew Browser Channel

I haven't done much lately with this but now I have a working compiler again so the installer is getting closer. The channel on the other hand is killing me. I am stuck with getting weird debug info like HBB used to give. Any help on how to read those Teknecal? Pinball wizard 01:19, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

Does it say like debug [1] Not owner? I think that the fix is to format the SD card. --Teknecal 13:19, 3 September 2009 (UTC)
It isn't debug info I put it wrong. I meant to say Code Dumps. It looks to be all hex code. Check your pms too. Pinball wizard 19:06, 4 September 2009 (UTC)
The installer is getting closer. I have all the code checking out okay but I think that my development environment is having problems. Closer now though. Still have the channel issues. Hoping to maybe release before I die, lol. Pinball wizard 19:35, 4 September 2009 (UTC)
I'm now doing debugging on the installer. If I can figure the channel issue out and approval from Teknecal, I should release soon.*@Teknecal, The issue with the channel is that it shows the kind of code dump as what you have at the end of your 1 year anniversary video. I am going to add in some debug code to see if it is the channel launch code or HBB code. Do you know what IOS HBB runs on? Pinball wizard 20:39, 9 September 2009 (UTC)
I'm cleaning up code for the installer now, commenting out debug info and about to lock down the installer to the final channel pieces now instead of anything you want. I need to put some placeholder logo spots and finish recoding the code for the channel. I have a list of testers and should be ready to beta test in a week. @Teknecal, Don't worry about anything with your app just yet. I think I found the issue in the channel launching check your pms for details on it. After beta tests I will shoot you up for approval and I should have release 1.0 out very soon. Pinball wizard 02:48, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

What's up with this? I'd love to have this as a channel, it'd save a step. Dashxdr 03:59, 13 October 2010 (CEST)

No idea what happened with it. Teknecal 09:44, 31 October 2010 (CET)

Search

Umh... There is so many apps available, and no search. Search would be really useful! --Error 14:17, 13 January 2010 (UTC)

I'll do something like searching by letter, e.g. A, B, C will bring you directly to those applications. --Teknecal 04:55, 14 June 2010 (UTC)

Better distinguish between downloaded/HBB apps

It would be possible, meta.xml being an xml file, to insert extra fields into it, without too many things exploding, surely. For instance, it could be possible to insert some hbb specific fields, for instance: <hbb:repository>lukegb</hbb:repository> <hbb:downloaded>true</hbb:downloaded> <hbb:lastversion>xyzabc</hbb:lastversion>

Update all apps

There should be an option to update all apps, and perhaps also an option to turn off the Wii afterwards. This way I can hit the button and go to bed with no worries.--SkiDragon 13:00, 18 July 2010 (UTC)

More icons

Replace the wii zapper icon for apps with a button called "more peripherals" that has information such as usb support. --Toagac 12:33, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

I'm hoping to have a little arrow to move the icons to the left so you can scroll through them. --Teknecal 00:44, 8 August 2010 (UTC)

Multiple download threads

I would really like to see this app use multiple threads to download. Downloading files can be painfully slow. :). --Sonicsleep 03:54, 21 October 2009 (UTC)

Classic Support

Could classic controller support be added? Bsltiger 07:53, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

I'll look into it. --Teknecal 00:44, 8 August 2010 (UTC)
I hope you can find a way to add it in :) --MegaSuperab (talk) 18:42, 27 June 2016 (CEST)

HBC Themes

Add a new tab for all the Homebrew Channel Themes. Randomdude 23:49, 14 August 2010 (UTC)

I agree, there are many of us over here making these "Awesome" themes and would like an easier way for people to see how "Awesome" they really are. --Abeckring 06:52, 16 August 2010 (UTC)
In progress, it'll be a repo of HBC themes and I'll add a "fake" app in Utilities which will explain how to access the repo. --Teknecal 14:02, 16 August 2010 (UTC)
v0.3.9 test version here: http://www.codemii.com/hbb.v0.3.9.test.dol, HBC Themes are accessible via the Repo named "HBC Themes" (Settings page 3, Use Other Repositories). Let me know if there are any issues and also let me know if you have a >4GB device and if HBB picks up the right amount of free space. --Teknecal 01:28, 21 August 2010 (UTC)
How come some themes don't show up in the repository? --Abeckring 04:39, 2 September 2010 (CEST)
I just have to add the rest that were added to WiiBrew since about 1-2 weeks ago which I'll do in the next day or so. --Teknecal 10:35, 2 September 2010 (CEST)
Is there any possibility of putting themes in that aren't allowed on wiibrew? --Abeckring 23:34, 11 September 2010 (CEST)
No, probably not. --bg4545 01:42, 12 September 2010 (CEST)
Probably! Randomdude 05:04, 21 October 2010 (CEST)

HBB Themes

For the next version you should add theming, just like what the HBC has. It would be cool to have a custom HBB. --Abeckring 23:39, 19 August 2010 (UTC)

File Size Adjustment?

Somehow this always confuses me but before I download Homebrew it tells me the size of the Homebrew app and then when I download it, it tells me the download is smaller than what I saw previously. I then figured out that the download is zipped and the file size in the description is the extracted size. Maybe use this format in the description instead? "1.0MB (0.59MB Zipped)" --Wildgoosespeeder 23:48, 4 January 2011 (CET)

Translation

What about make HBB translatable? I could translate it in Italian or in Esperanto... ----→ Airon Ĉ 16:51, 13 August 2011 (CEST)

Games by type

Is it possible to divide games by type, in order to make the list smaller? It is impossible to scroll all that list! ----→ Airon Ĉ 16:51, 13 August 2011 (CEST)

HBB Issues

OPEN use {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Open}}
RECEIVED use {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Received}}
SOLVED use {{Talk:Homebrew Browser/Solved}}
(Solved will be moved to the archive page)

Unable to download WiiBrowser OPEN

When trying to download my app, WiiBrowser, the "Downloading icon file failed" message appears.
This packageshould have all necessary files (including the icon.png)
Am I missing something?

Homebrew list error RECEIVED

When im starting homebrew browser,everything goes right till the requesting homebrew list appears. It appears a error like this: DEGUG:fwrite error:[1] Not owner Please help! how can i fix this?

Please backup your SD/USB device, format your device and then restore the files. --Teknecal 12:54, 11 October 2012 (CEST)

jump n' bump not installing correctly OPEN

application says it's done when it's completed downloading but when I look in the installed app section or through the app list it says it has not it also does not show up in the homebrew channel. Popman 12:01, 22 May 2011 (CEST) discovered source of error boot.dol downloads with the name BOOT.DOL and so is not detected.

immediately shows download button after attempting to install. checked boot.dol and it comes up as 0 bytes! -- Konna280 21:42, 16 January 2012 (CET)

Game downloads but not installed RECEIVED

For example the game Alien Breed downloads but is not stored and the ‘download’ button is still available after two attempts. The Game date is 1970 and so last in the list! The download counter also reads 'ws' and not the expected '0' zero - so maybe one or both of these things break the normal install route. --Titmouse 21:48, 2 December 2010 (CET)

Should be fixed now. --Teknecal 09:52, 3 December 2010 (CET)

Homebrew browser Wii Error:: RECEIVED

I currently downloaded Homebrew to my Wii Installed The Homebrew Browser... The Little Globe Comes on To tell me im connected to the intrenet, When i connect to the intrenet through homebrew browser it connects succsessfully then it tells me : Finding www.codemii.com's ip adress. then it errors and says unable to find ip adress using stored one or somthing. and it sits there for like thirty miniutes and never moves... please help C.j Allen —Preceding unsigned comment added by Wiihakks101 (talkcontribs) 11:52, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

Can you ping codemii.com from your PC in the same network? -Charlatan 01:09, 26 July 2009 (UTC)

I'm having the exact same issue. www.codemii.com is accessible from my laptop, but not from the Homebrew Browser. Thinusp 08:57, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

Can you try using a different DNS server in your Wii settings? --Teknecal 13:39, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

Error Codes OPEN

Probably not the right section, but I keep getting the error codes -81, -27 and -22, could a list be made so that users can identify their meaning? --ColdPerson 14:17, 4 October 2009 (UTC)

Corrupted Icon Image OPEN

The image on NewoShooter 1.26 crashes the homebrew browser when I select it from the list. When selected the image appears corrupted under the game title, then the application locks up. I'm not sure if its because I created it with microsoft paint in windows Vista. I have the latest version of HBB and 4.3 install on my normal wii. Owen 02:04, 16 January 2011 (CET)

The image seems ok it's just URL text goes over the buffer I had set, I've corrected it now, it should be fixed in 1-2 days (because of server cache). --Teknecal 14:18, 17 January 2011 (CET)

Code Dump OPEN

I've been getting a lot of code dumps lately at random times while using HBB 0.3.6. Here's one such dump:

GPR00 00000000 GPR08 91E5ED28 GPR16 800F0000 GPR24 000001C8
GPR01 80E0E5F0 GPR09 91E5ED28 GPR17 80DED694 GPR25 811E7A78
GPR02 801E5900 GPR10 00000000 GPR18 801F0000 GPR26 00000038
GPR03 00000000 GPR11 00000000 GPR19 00014000 GPR27 80E0E5F8
GPR04 00000000 GPR12 42004028 GPR20 91E5ED28 GPR28 00000020
GPR05 91E5ED28 GPR13 801E8700 GPR21 00000038 GPR29 00000000
GPR06 00000000 GPR14 9334BB60 GPR22 811E7A78 GPR30 00000000
GPR07 00000000 GPR15 92FCE7C0 GPR23 00000010 GPR31 91E5ED28
LR 800782AC SRR0 800782c0 SRR1 0000a032 MSR 00000000
DAR 00000000 DSISR 06000000

STACK DUMP:
800782c0 --> 800782ac --> 800a5d2c --> 800a5cc8

CODE DUMP:
800782c0:  980B0000 88090000 980B0001 396B0002
800782d0:  39290004 4200FFE8 38E70008 39080A00
800782e0:  2F8A0003 394A0001 419E00AC 48000070

--Mu mind 01:16, 18 October 2009 (UTC)

Queue Bug? RECEIVED

I found a minor bug that you could fix in 0.3.9. If you add an app to queue then open up the "Download/Delete Queue" page, the app you selected will be there. But if you delete it from the list (By pressing -) and open the Download/Delete Queue page again, the name and short description will still be there, but not the icon. Again a very minor bug, but one that should be fixed. Keep up the good work!--Jrcolonial98 19:30, 26 February 2010 (UTC)

USB-HDD works, but icon download is extremely slow compared to SD RECEIVED

I also use a USB-HDD with a FAT32 on the 1st partition, with no SD Card whatsoever (my card slot is defective), and I noticed that HBB takes several minutes to update all the app icons. On a friend's Wii, I could see that this process takes only a few seconds, but unlike me, his HBB is in his SD Card. This has been like this since the days of HBB 0.3.5, and as of HBB 0.3.8, it hasn't changed. In spite of this, HBB works as expected, and code dumps are rare, but do occur, occasionally. --Friiloader 23:53, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

I wonder if v0.3.9a is better now? Teknecal 09:44, 31 October 2010 (CET)

Hangs at Parsing Homebrew List RECEIVED

Any time I try to use a repo other than codemii it hangs at Parsing Homebrew List. If I hit 2 it says "Reverting to CodeMii.com repository." but hangs there. I've tried all of the repos at least 5 times, every time changing the settings back manually, or just replacing the folder in app entirely. One time Lukegb's loaded fine, I didn't do anything different. 4068401 21:50, 3 October 2010 (CEST)

I've removed the 2 non-working repos. Teknecal 09:44, 31 October 2010 (CET)

I can't get the HBB to work! RECEIVED

When I load the HBB app everything works except that when I click 'Download' it just freezes and nothinhg happends. How do i fix this? --Boondox 23:02, 1 September 2010 (CEST)

Can you try removing all other controllers apart from the Wiimote and remove any USB devices you might have? If that doesn't work, can you try and format you SD card after you back it up? --Teknecal 10:41, 2 September 2010 (CEST)

Something Horribly Wrong

Nothing works at all as of today (7 November 2010). Doesn't function properly on 2 different Wii's, writing to SD or to USB drive. Updates seem to be coming from an incorrect server and are out of date, and don't even extract properly. Functionality utterly broken at the moment. Dashxdr 18:29, 7 November 2010 (CET)

Not sure what the underlying cause is. When I try to update Pacman through the HBB it installs 1.01, not the latest 1.03. Dashxdr 22:12, 7 November 2010 (CET)
Seems like pacman was under the folder "Pacman", I changed it back and it should work now. --Teknecal 09:51, 8 November 2010 (CET)
That fixed it, thanks. Was the issue on my end? When I upload a new zipfile, should the directory be named "pacman" and not "Pacman"? Anyway feel free to delete this entire incident from this talk page. Dashxdr 13:41, 8 November 2010 (CET)
The issue was on our server. In this case, yep you should zip it up as "pacman" but I'll always double check folders from now on. --Teknecal 10:50, 9 November 2010 (CET)
One other note, the HBB seems to scan the VFAT partition on my USB hard drive before it does anything. I've got thousands of files on it so it takes a LONG time. It would be great if this "feature" could be turned off. HBB ought to just snoop around the apps tree and nothing else. Dashxdr 20:14, 8 November 2010 (CET)
I think it's because of the free space function as it uses statvfs("usb:/",&fiData) to get the block size, blocks free and blocks total. You can turn this off in Settings -> Show SD card space & Check free space. Just to confirm does this happens when HBB first loads the GUI? Let me know if turning off those settings helps? Also is there a quicker way than using statvfs? --Teknecal 10:50, 9 November 2010 (CET)
You're right, turning off the check free space + show free space fixes the long pause when the HBB is first launched. But still for some reason there is a long delay during the extraction of any downloaded app, no matter how small. I'm just using a USB hard drive, there is no SD card installed at all. Dashxdr 13:39, 9 November 2010 (CET)

Mod file is not played

In the last release (0.3.9e) the loop.mod file is not played. The mod support seems broken. Ogg files are instead played. Oibaf 01:00, 5 December 2014 (CET)