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Couch Surfer is a native web browser written using the WebKit rendering engine and provides a rich web experience on the AppleTV.
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=Install=
 
The simplest way to install it on the Apple TV is to use [http://www.atvflash.com/ aTV Flash]
 
 
 
You can also install Couch Surfer on your SSH enabled Apple TV by following the steps below.
 
 
 
* Download the latest Couch Surfer AppleTV Plugin [http://www.atvflash.com/couchsurfer.php here]
 
* Transfer it to the AppleTV vis SFTP
 
* Navigate to the place you'v copied it to:
 
cd /Users/frontrow/
 
* Extract it:
 
tar -xvzpf CouchSurferLite30.tar
 
* Move the extracted plugin to the proper place
 
mv CouchSurfer.frappliance /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/PlugIns/
 
*Make sure it has the correct ownerships
 
sudo chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/PlugIns/CouchSurfer.frappliance
 
* Restart the Finder (or the AppleTV entirely)
 
kill `ps ax | grep Finder.app | grep -v grep | sed -e 's/<tt>[[</tt>:blank:]]*//' | sed -e 's/<tt>[[</tt>:blank:]].*//'`
 
 
 
=Usage=
 
After installation, you will have the new item <code>Couch Surfer</code> in the Front&nbsp;Row main menu.
 
 
 
SubMenus in version 2.1 are:
 
* Enter address
 
* Google Search
 
* Bookmarks (based on <code>/Users//frontrow/Library/Application\ Support/CouchSurfer/Bookmarks.plist</code>)
 
* History
 
* Settings : Show Header, Header Position
 
* About
 
 
 
Usage with the Remote is very intuitive.
 
 
 
=License=
 
Copyright 2008-2010 Fire Core, LLC.  All Rights Reserved.
 
 
 
By downloading, installing or otherwise using Couch Surfer, you hereby agree to the [http://www.atvflash.com/couchsurfer/CSEULA.pdf Couch Surfer EULA].
 
 
 
[[Category:How-to]]
 
[[Category:Plugins]]
 
[[Category:2.0]]
 
[[Category:2.0.1]]
 
[[Category:2.0.2]]
 
[[Category:2.3]]
 

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