[mythtv-users] MythTV on AppleTV

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jun 9 02:05:45 UTC 2008

On Jun 8, 2008, at 6:06 PM, robbinsck1 at gmail.com wrote:

> So are the apple tv front end a good choice for a no noise simple to  
> use mythbuntu 8.04 frontend? And can you use a windows mce remote?

Assuming you are connecting to a component or HDMI (or DVI with  
adaptor) display, yes. The only remote the hardware will recognize is  
the Apple remote. It has very few buttons on its own, but you can get  
the codes for several apple remotes and tell your ATV to recognize  
them all. Map them to different functions in lirc and use a learning  
remote to learn the AppleTV remote codes. Sort of annoying, but it  

There's some info about it here: http://code.google.com/p/atv-bootloader/wiki/UpdateIRDriver 
  and google knows about more details. :)

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