Idiot's Guide to Basic UNIX Commands

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IDIOTS GUIDE TO ATV COMMNADS


HOW TO KILL FINDER ps ax | grep finder

Example: Look for the /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/Mac0 should have a number like 500

Kill 500

via script kill `ps ax|grep [F]inder|cut -b 2-5`

HOW TO MOUNT AND UNMOUNT DMG

Example: UNMOUNT COMMAND -bash-2.05b$ hdiutil detach /Volumes/ATVFiles\ 0.1.0 "disk1" unmounted. "disk1" ejected. -bash-2.05b$

Mount Command hdiutil mount imagename.dmg


HOW TO MOVE FILES AROUND

First run sudo mount -uw /

Then sudo mv /current location /future location

Example to move:

sudo mv /Users/frontrow/A52Codec.component /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components/

sudo mv /Users/frontrow/AC3MovieImport.component /Library/QuickTime/

sudo mv /Users/frontrow/Perian.component /Library/QuickTime/

sudo mv /Users/frontrow/ATVFiles.component /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/PlugIns


To start Shlight Example /usr/sbin/shlight //***.**.1.100/atv /Users/frontrow/Movies/share ***make sure the /etc host file has the pc name correct***

Host f##

  1. Host Database
  2. localhost is used to configure the loopback interface
  3. when the system is booting. Do not change this entry.

127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost

1 localhost
      • .***.1.100 PCNAME

TO GET A SCREEN CAPTURE OF YOUR ATV

screencapture -s filename.png

TO ACTIVATE PHP COVER ART php d:\avi\covergrabber.php d:\avi All