Ralph Perdomo reports that he has ported OS X Front Row to Lion by moving several frameworks and the application itself from his Snow Leopard install and has provided an optional installer for anyone who didn’t keep a Snow Leopard install around.
“Since its introduction in OS X Tiger, I have been using Front Row (along with the Perian plugin) as a media center solutions for my Macs. Once I discovered that Front Row was removed from the betas in Lion I took this as an ominous sign that it would not be making the final cut. Mucking around however, I discovered that there are only a few core files necessary to get Front Row to work in Lion. Those files are:
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