Groovy, Grooveshark Plugin for Apple TV 2G is Now Available

After nitoTV and Plex client, a new plugin for jailbreaked Apple TV called Groovy has been released. The current version of Groovey has limited functionality i.e., search and play only but more features are promised by the development team in the upcoming releases.

Here is the step by step procedure to install the Groovy on your Apple TV 2G. If you have already installed the nitoTV or don’t want to install nitoTV,  use the first method. And if you want install both nitoTV and Grooveshark plugins on your ATV, follow the second method mentioned after the break.

Method 1: Installing Groovy without NitoTV App:

Step 1: Jailbreak your Apple TV2 per instructions here (for Mac). Windows users can use Snowbreeze to jailbreak their Apple TV 2G.

Step 2: On your mac, use terminal to SSH into your Apple TV2. The default password is “alpine”.

Step 3: Change your password (if you haven’t already)! Type:-

passwd

Step 4: To install Groovy and restart Lowtide, type:-

echo “deb http://apt.weasel-project.com ./” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/weasel.list
apt-get update
apt-get install com.atv.groovy
killall Lowtide

Step 5: Ready to use.

Method 2: Installing Grooveshark plugin with NitoTV App:

Step 1: Jailbreak your Apple TV2 per instructions here.

Step 2: On your mac, use terminal to SSH into your Apple TV2. The default password is “alpine”.

Step 3: Change your password (if you haven’t already)! Type:-

passwd

Step 4: Add Repository

echo “deb http://apt.weasel-project.com ./” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/weasel.list
apt-get update

Step 5: Go to NitoTV on your Apple TV -> Install Software -> Search for Packages

Step 6: Install and have fun! [via atvGroovy]

Comments

  1. getting error, deb is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/souces.list.d/weasel/list can you fix please

    Thanks

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