Friday, January 21, 2011

Install XBMC App on Apple TV 2G [Guide]

As reported earlier, the XBMC app is now available for iOS and good news is that now it’s also available for Apple TV 2G. For those who don’t know, XBMC Media Center is a free and open source cross-platform media player and home entertainment system software with a 10-foot user interface. The beautiful UI of this app will allow you to manage video, photos, podcasts and music easily. Let’s head on below for the step by step guidelines on how to install XBMC app on Apple TV 2G.

XBMC Media Center
System Pre-requisites
Before you’ll go through the step by step guidelines, just be sure that your have a jailbroken Apple TV 2G. If you haven’t already, then you can follow our step by step guidelines posted to jailbreak Apple TV 2G using Seas0nPass from here.

How to Install XBMC App on Apple TV 2G

Step – 1 : Just execute the following code snippet;
$ ssh root@
root@'s password: ''enter your password here, it should be "alpine" if you havent changed it''
$ echo "deb ./" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xbmc.list
$ apt-get update
$ apt-get install org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2
Step – 2 : Now, your frontrow (Apple TV 2G home screen) will restart and you should see XBMC in it.
Well, if you’ll find any difficulty while going through the above steps, then don’t hesitate, just write to us in our comment section below. Also, if you have been successful in your job, then also, don’t forget to share your experience with us. As usual, stay tuned with us for more recent updates.
You can watch out the XBMC app in action on Apple TV 2G from the video embedded below;