[mythtv-users] AppleTV with Linux

Scott D. Davilla davilla at 4pi.com
Wed Feb 20 19:52:21 UTC 2008

>I've seen videos on youtube ( 
>) of a guy running mythtv right from the Apple TV interface (it 
>takes 10 seconds or so to load) but it looks to me like he's 
>launching mythtv from a menu called "applications" or something like 
>that (I can't read the menus...maybe others can).  I'm not sure if 
>that's simply restarting the entire machine, loading Linux and 
>loading mythtv on startup, or if its running on the Apple TV version 
>of Mac OS.  If it's booting Linux, it's doing it awful fast.
>Anyway, if it works as well as he makes it look, I'd like to have 
>that setup some day.

Here's the URL reference if you want to play, 
http://wiki.awkwardtv.org/wiki/MythTV  remember that rev 2 of the 
appletv software currently breaks many plugins. This method uses the 
"App Launcher" plugin and I don't remember see it was fixed yet.

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