XviD and SSH purportedly installed on Apple TV

by editor @ AppleTVHacks.net on March 23, 2007

A thread has been posted over at the somethingawful.com forums over by a couple of people claiming to have installed the Perian Quicktime tool, and Dropbear SSH server on an Apple TV.

We, however, remain skeptical for now; they provide one fuzzy image and a ‘promise’ it is real, as well as the claim that they guessed the password.

  • reflexor

    Skeptical? Then you haven’t read the full thread.
    Guessed the password? Its same as the username. Common, have a little faith, this is not rocket science.

  • Mike

    They posted this news about 15 minutes after the thread was posted. They have since confirmed what was achieved since the thread continued to grow. Very cool stuff.

  • Ulf Dahlen

    I would like to be able to play ripped DVDs, i.e. VIDEO_TS folders. I don’t think iTunes can do this, or? (DVD Player can.)

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