Apple tv pictures not updating
Well, this has been bugging me because we have several Apple TV’s throughout the house and I was personally sick and tired of seeing the same 100 images every day and only “occasionally” seeing one or two new one’s now and again. /bin/bash # Get a Random Number Between 1 and 10 r=$(( $RANDOM % 10 )); echo $r shift=`expr $r % 2` if [ $shift -eq 0 ]; then # Switch Odd Numbers to Even Numbers r2=$(( $r 1)); echo $r2 # Change to Photos Directory cd /Users/yourusername/Pictures/APPLE_TV/ # Modify Exif Dates Adding 1 Month and Touch Files Adding 1 Hour for filename in *$r2*.jpg; do exiftool "-All Dates =0:1:0 0" $filename; touch -r $filename -A '010000' $filename; done # Clean up After EXIFTOOL rm *.jpg_original # Delete the Apple TV Photo Cache Folder rm -rf /Users/yourusername/Pictures/APPLE_TV/Apple\ TV\ Photo\ Cache else # Switch Even Numbers to Odd Numbers r3=$(( $r -1)); echo $r3 # Change to Photos Directory cd /Users/yourusername/Pictures/APPLE_TV/ # Modify Exif Dates Going back 4 hours and Touch Files going back 24 hours for filename in *$r3*.jpg; do exiftool "-All Dates-=0:4:0 0" $filename; touch -r $filename -A '-240000' $filename; done # Clean Up After EXIFTOOL rm *.jpg_original # Delete the Apple TV Photo Cache Folder rm -rf /Users/yourusername/Pictures/APPLE_TV/Apple\ TV\ Photo\ Cache fi What this does now is it randomly selects files based on a random number which changes each time the script is run. It will take all files with a 1 in them and change their EXIF date and increment all the dates inside the file’s EXIF data by 1 year.
So this morning I wrote a little bash script to completely randomize the folder containing the images and force the Apple TV to always fetch new images and over a day of testing I am happy to release this publicly for those having problems or getting irritated by this behavior of their expensive but rather poorly finished Apple product. Then it cleans up after exiftool which creates a copy of each original file ending with .jpg_original and we don’t want duplicates lying around, then it does a touch on the same set of files so that their modified date is “now” and then finally it takes the number 1 switches it to 2 and renames all the 1’s in the file names to 2.
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