This is the second part of the series about Apple TV as a HTPC.
Read the first part here.
In this guide you will learn how to jailbreak Apple TV 2 and install XBMC Eden 11 media center on it.
1. Get Apple TV and micro USB cable
2. Jailbreak Apple TV 2
Download Seasonpass here and follow the installation steps. As the steps are well documented on Seasonpass’ website, I will not repeat them here.
3. Install XBMC Eden 11
Open up your terminal/ssh application on your desktop computer or laptop and enter the following command to log in to your ATV2:
ssh firstname.lastname@example.org (or what ever is your ATV2’s IP address)
Enter the default password is which is alpine.
Enter the following commands:
apt-get install org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2
Now you have successfully installed XBMC Eden to your Apple TV.
Just reboot the Apple TV and click the XBMC title on the main menu.
Last but not least perform the following steps to customize your XBMC user interface.