How to connect to Apple TV via Terminal June 25, 2012

If for what ever reason you need to terminal in to your Apple TV

first you need to open Terminal (Command key + Space Bar)

then type “terminal” and press enter

This should open up your terminal window.

then type

“ssh root@AppleTV.local”


“ssh root@”   {substitue the IP address with your Apple TV IP}

you will then get asked for a password, the default is “alpine”

you are now in the apple tv, it will probably throw you straight in to a directory down the tree


this is something like the default path.

keep a watch on the site for more information on the next step.



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