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Note: as of 7 May 2015, versions up to and including 1.7.4 will not work well, if at all, with YouTube.
You must first enable development mode on the Roku. From Roku's top-level menu (launch screen), enter the following sequence on your remote control:
Note: This sequence cannot be entered from a mobile app (iOS, Android, etc.). A physical Roku remote is required!
Home 3x, Up 2x, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right
On newer versions of the Roku firmware, you will then be prompted to set a web server password. Choose a password (and remember it), then reboot the Roku.
When development mode is enabled on your Roku, you can install dev packages from the Application Installer which runs on your device at the device's IP address. Open any standard web browser and visit the following URL:
http://<your.roku.ip.address> # for example, http://192.168.1.7, or whatever address belongs to your Roku
Download the source zip file and upload it to your Roku device.
Caution: Do not unzip this file! Additionally, you must upload the entire file to your Roku.
Due to limitations in the sandboxing of development Roku channels, you can have only one development channel installed at a time.
Download the whole repository → Current Release: 2.3.0. Then, unzip the archive, edit the included
\deploy\rokus.txt file, and add your Roku device(s) network and authentication information to it, as illustrated in the example below:
# <roku.ip.address><white space>rokudev:<rokuPassword> 192.168.1.56 rokudev:rokupassword
This will upload the
myvideobuzz.zip file to the Roku(s) you provide in the
You can copy the
.\deploy\ folder somewhere on your hard drive, and modify the
deploy.bat file to change the location of the zip file. Do so by changing the
ZIP_LOCATION variable to point to the location of the zip you would like to deploy.
By doing this, you won't have to edit the
rokus.txt file in the future when updating your Roku(s).
As of version 1.7.2, VideoBuzz supports auto-updating. This means that once installed, you can update VideoBuzz from within the channel itself.
This can happen in one of three ways:
Note: if a channel update is successful, there is no notification as such, it will just restart itself, similar to when you normally re-upload the channel's zip file.
This channel uses publicly available information from your YouTube account. To permit full channel functionality, you will need to ensure that your account Subscriptions, Playlists, and Favorites are publicly accessible.
Editbutton next to each playlist you want to change.
Playlist settingsand change PLAYLIST PRIVACY to
Your Roku's debug console can be accessed by Telnet at port
telnet <your.roku.ip.address> 8085
Thanks @youvegottabecrazy for updating the readme.
Thanks to @MinimaxHeadroom for cleaning up the README.md file, this was long overdue!