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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XBMC XBMC Media Center] is a free cross-platform media player software and entertainment system application framework for Linux, Mac (Leopard, Tiger, and Apple TV), Windows, as well as the Xbox. XBMC is capable of playing back all popular video, audio, and picture formats out-of-the-box.
http://xbmc.org/forum/showthread.php?t=37345
 
  
Instalation Instructions
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== Automatic Installation ==
XBMC for Mac (beta1) is now released, here's the short and sweet to install;
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=== ATV USB Creator Technique ===
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http://xbmc.org/wiki/?title=XBMC_for_Mac_on_Apple_TV
  
Requirements: AppleTV at r2.1, ssh and NitoTV installed. (see http://wiki.awkwardtv.org/wiki/Main_Page)
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=== XBMC Launcher Technique ===
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See [[XBMC Launcher]] page, it lets you install both Boxee and XBMC.
  
The AppleTV need read/write enabled for OSBoot, (search the awkwardtv wiki for readwrite [[Mount_ReadWrite]]).
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== Manual Installation ==
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A short and sweet install guide for XBMC Media Center 8.10 "Atlantis" for Apple TV Take2
  
under a ssh login into the AppleTV
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=== Requirements ===
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*Apple TV OS 2.1 or later
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*[[ssh]]
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*[[NitoTV]]
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*Read/write enabled for OSBoot ([[Mount_ReadWrite]]).
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=== Instructions ===
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SSH into the AppleTV
 
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installer -pkg XBMC.mpkg -target /
 
installer -pkg XBMC.mpkg -target /
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/Applications/XBMC.app
 
/Applications/XBMC.app
 
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make a sym link from /Applications to ~/Applications so NitoTV app launcher can see it
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Make a sym link from /Applications to ~/Applications so NitoTV app launcher can see it
 
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ln -s /Applications/XBMC.app /Users/frontrow/Applications/XBMC.app
 
ln -s /Applications/XBMC.app /Users/frontrow/Applications/XBMC.app
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=== Notes ===
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Attempts to get it running as-is on safe updated 1.1 ATV have come up short. Of course, this is to be expected.
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XBMC for Mac OS X Beta 1 has been released.
 
* For Intel only.
 
Get it here: http://xbmc.org/download
 
 
 
Attempts to get it running as-is on safe updated 1.1 ATV have come up short. Of course, this is to be expected,
 
  
 
Here's the error in CrashReporter.log:
 
Here's the error in CrashReporter.log:
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I expect some cleanup to this article as this might get more interesting as XBMC on Mac OS X development continues. Just adding my trials and tribulations. [[User:Maraklov|Maraklov]] 09:35, 5 February 2008 (CET)
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== References/External Links ==
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* http://xbmc.org/wiki/?title=XBMC_for_Mac_on_Apple_TV
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* http://code.google.com/p/atvusb-creator/
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* http://xbmc.org
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XBMC
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* http://xbmc.org/wiki/?title=XBMC_Online_Manual
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* http://xbmc.org/wiki/?title=Frequently_Asked_Questions
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* http://xbmc.org/forum/
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== See Also ==
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*[[boxee]]
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*[[NitoTV]]
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*[[XBMC Launcher]]
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[[Category:Software]]

Latest revision as of 14:17, 6 February 2010

XBMC Media Center is a free cross-platform media player software and entertainment system application framework for Linux, Mac (Leopard, Tiger, and Apple TV), Windows, as well as the Xbox. XBMC is capable of playing back all popular video, audio, and picture formats out-of-the-box.

Automatic Installation

ATV USB Creator Technique

http://xbmc.org/wiki/?title=XBMC_for_Mac_on_Apple_TV

XBMC Launcher Technique

See XBMC Launcher page, it lets you install both Boxee and XBMC.

Manual Installation

A short and sweet install guide for XBMC Media Center 8.10 "Atlantis" for Apple TV Take2

Requirements

Instructions

SSH into the AppleTV

installer -pkg XBMC.mpkg -target /

Ignore the message about installation failing, a perl post-install script has failed to run because perl is missing

This installs ;

/Applications/XBMC.app

Make a sym link from /Applications to ~/Applications so NitoTV app launcher can see it

ln -s /Applications/XBMC.app /Users/frontrow/Applications/XBMC.app

Launch it under NitoTV

setting-> appearance-> resolution and pick the one with (FullScreen)

Notes

Attempts to get it running as-is on safe updated 1.1 ATV have come up short. Of course, this is to be expected.

Here's the error in CrashReporter.log:

Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libiconv.2.dylib
 Referenced from: /mnt/Scratch/Users/frontrow/Applications/XBMC.app/Contents/Mac OS/XBMC
  Reason: Incompatible library version: XBMC requires version 7.0.0 or later, but libiconv.2.dylib provides version 5.0.0

References/External Links

See Also