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Install XBMC Media Center on Apple TV 2G,iPad and iPhone[How To Guide]

The XBMC media center has been successfully ported to the Apple TV, iPad, and iPhone.This means you can decode that awesome 1080p HD content, and utilize the hardware inside your little box.If you are interested the instructions to install XBMC on Apple TV 2 (Black) is given after the break.

Features:

* Full XBMC install, this is not a remote or thin client streamer.
* No longer is your AppleTV2 chained to iTunes.
* Who wants transcoded video anyway?
* Share files on your network your way.
* Full hardware decode for 720p/1080p movies.
* Everything else you know and love about XBMC.

The steps are as follows:

Step 1: Launch terminal or your favorite command line based client on your Apple computer.

Step 2: Note your Apple TV IP address, this can be found by going to Settings >> General >> Network. Now connect via SSH into your Apple TV by entering following command.

ssh root@YOURIPADDRESS

You will be prompted for a password. Enter ‘alpine’ if you have not changed this already.

Step 3: Type the following into Terminal and press enter

apt-get update

Step 4: Add XBMC Repo

apt-get install org.xbmc.repo

Step 5: Update Repo.

apt-get update

Step 6: Install XMBC.

apt-get install org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2

Instructions to Install XBMC on iPhone or iPad iOS 4.2.1 :

Step 1: Launch Cydia on your iPhone/iPad

Step 2: Navigate to Manage >> Sources >> Edit & Add following url as new Cydia source.

http://mirrors.xbmc.org/apt/ios/

Step 3: Search for XBMC-iOS and install the package.

That’s all.

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