How To Install E2Istream

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E2Istream is a continuation of the plugin E2Iplayer for E2 devices, the original developer for E2Iplayer plugin has stopped development of the plugin so a few other developers have taken over the development of the plugin and have also renamed the plugin to E2Istream from E2Iplayer.

Original E2Iplayer Dev is SamSamSam ( he has stopped development )

Lead Programmer ( dev ) E2Istream + Codermik

E2Istream Formally ( E2Iplayer ) is a simple to install and a very simple to use (E2) – Enigma2 plugin.

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What is Enigma2 ?. Well Enigma2 is a gui for linux based satellite receivers which makes use of python the plugin mentioned uses python, users with any knowledge will know that python is also used by kodi ( multimedia center ) for plugins, so you can guess roughly where the idea has been created from for this plugin.

Ok so to install this plugin it is very simple all you need to do is either install a ipk from the temp dir on your E2 device which you can ftp to your device and upload the ipk file to your tmp folder then use your E2 device software management to install it once installed all you need to do is reboot your device or restart ( enigma2 ) usually done after any plugin install.

First method: install from the command line using putty on your laptop/pc, Putty is a SSH terminal program ( command line ) like program many users use to communicate with another device over a network.

How To Install E2Istream using putty:

  • Install Putty ( Download Putty ) 32bit or 64bit
  • Once putty is installed start Putty
  • Enter your E2 devices IP address, select Telnet just below then hit Open
  • Now for your login use: root
  • Now for password if u have a default install and have not altered this by adding your own password then leave it empty and just hit enter
  • Now follow the bellow command now you are logged into telnet on your E2 device.

wget http://www.softrix.co.uk/istream/installer.sh -O – | /bin/sh

  • Once you have added the command hit enter and the magic will start automatically
  • Now it is downloading once it has finished your E2 device will restart E2 Automatically and the plugin will be installed, once your E2 device has restarted E2 That’s it you are all done all you have to do now is either press your blue button on your remote or the menu button on your remote and select E2Istream to start the plugin.
  • ON FIRST RUN you will be asked to select and install a few extra settings once that is done you are ready to start using the plugin E2Istream.
  • Also the plugin will ask if you would like to update if it finds any updates available when you go to use it and a update is available.

Now there is a ipk you can download to install but the simplest method is above and alot easier than downloading, ftp uploading, software installing.

I hope this guide has helped you to install E2Istream and you enjoy the plugin features.


Here are a few simple instructions to install the ipk

UPDATED TO VERSION OF THE IPK BELOW 20190619-r01_ALL

IPK: Download

now start your preferred ftp program and connect to your E2 device through ftp.

Now transfer the ipk file you downloaded to the TMP folder on your E2 device.

Now on your E2 device press the blue button on your remote and scroll to software management and select install local ipk > local > tmp

Now it will install the apk so long as no errors show up reboot and you should be done enjoy.

If you ftp the file to your E2 device and want to install it using putty after transferring the file to your E2 device start putty and enter the commands below.

cd /tmp

Now hit enter after typing the above code now type the below and hit enter

opkg install enigma2-plugin-extensions-e2istream_20190619-r01_all.ipk

That should be you done and installed all that’s required now if not done automatically is restart enigma and you should be done ENJOY.



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Updated: June 19, 2019 — 4:49 pm