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To change the default password from 'frontrow' to something else follow these instructions.
 
To change the default password from 'frontrow' to something else follow these instructions.
  
1.) enable ssh
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# Enable ssh
 
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# From an intel mac, copy the passwd binary. <pre>sudo scp -1 /usr/bin/passwd frontrow@ip.of.apple.tv:/Users/frontrow/Desktop/</pre>
2.) from an intel mac, copy the passwd binary.
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# From the Apple TV, move the passwd binary to the appropriate folder. <pre>sudo mv ~/Desktop/passwd /usr/bin/</pre>
sudo scp -1 /usr/bin/passwd frontrow@ip.of.apple.tv:/Users/frontrow/Desktop/
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# Type passwd to change your password
 
 
3.) from the Apple TV, move the passwd binary to the appropriate folder.
 
sudo mv ~/Desktop/passwd /usr/bin/
 
 
 
4.) type passwd to change your password
 

Revision as of 07:02, 18 April 2007

The intel /usr/bin/passwd binary is not on the AppleTV box by default.

To change the default password from 'frontrow' to something else follow these instructions.

  1. Enable ssh
  2. From an intel mac, copy the passwd binary.
    sudo scp -1 /usr/bin/passwd frontrow@ip.of.apple.tv:/Users/frontrow/Desktop/
  3. From the Apple TV, move the passwd binary to the appropriate folder.
    sudo mv ~/Desktop/passwd /usr/bin/
  4. Type passwd to change your password