Apple TV SSH'ing into ATV 2 after jailbreaking?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by drpcken, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. drpcken macrumors newbie

    Mar 15, 2011
    So I just jailbroke my apple tv using greenpois0n rc6. Went pretty smooth. Rebooted and installed XBMC. Planning on configuring it later.

    Thing is I was playing around with NitoTV and the apps and installed the mainmenuweather and mainmenusslideshow app but I dont' know how to configure or remove them. It shows weather from some location I'm nowhere near.

    I'm pretty sure i need to SSH into the device right? Is there a good place to read up on all this or a place with resources?

    I'm loving the jailbreak so far and it is really going to open up my media using XBMC.
  2. blevins321 macrumors 68030

    Dec 24, 2010
    Winnipeg, MB
    To ssh into the device, open Terminal and type:
    ssh root@XXX where XXX is the IP address of your ATV2. You'll be asked for a password, and if you haven't changed it yet, it's alpine.

    To uninstall apps, type apt-get remove XXX where XXX is the name of the app.

    When you're done with the session, just type exit and hit enter.

    Hope this helps!

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