Install nitoTV on Apple TV 2G (Jailbreak)

by admin on October 24, 2010

nitoTV, The first 3rd party application for the second generation Apple TV is now available in the wild. you can now also install it yourself. nitoTV Version 0.1 supports  only weather information and RSS feeds, but other features such as a broad codec support in the form of an MPlayer or VLC implementation is currently underway


              1. Requirements :
  1. Jailbreak your Apple TV using a PwnageTool 4.1.2 created custom firmware. You can follow instructions over iHackintosh to Jailbreak Apple TV with Pwnage Tool.

    Instructions to install nitoTV :

  1. Use SSH (over Terminal on the Mac or for example PuTTY on Windows) to connect to the Apple TV. Through the terminal can do this using ssh root @ IP-of-the-Apple TV You can set the IP address appletv.local first try and if that fails the IP address from your router or retrieve through the Settingsmenu under the Apple TV network.
  2. Enter the password alpine if you have not previously changed. It is advisable to immediately change the default password. You can do this using the command passwd followed by enter, where you will be asked to enter a new password.
  3. Type: echo "deb /"> / etc / apt / sources.list.d / awkwardtv.list
  4. Type: apt-get update
  5. Type: apt-get install com.nito.nitoTV
  6. Type: killall Lowtide
  7. NitoTV The application will now be installed.

                                                                                            Source iHackintosh

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