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How to Install and Configure Tuxcom on Enigma2 Devices



Enigma2 Plugin Extensions Tuxcom: What Is It and How to Use It




If you are a fan of satellite TV, you might have heard of Enigma2, a Linux-based operating system that powers many set-top boxes and receivers. Enigma2 allows you to customize your TV experience with various skins, plugins, and settings. In this article, we will introduce you to one of the most useful plugin extensions for Enigma2: Tuxcom.




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Tuxcom is a file manager and editor that lets you access and modify the files and directories on your Enigma2 device. With Tuxcom, you can easily browse, copy, move, delete, rename, edit, or create files and folders on your device. You can also view the properties, permissions, attributes, and contents of any file or folder. Tuxcom is especially handy for editing configuration files, scripts, or logs.


In this article, we will show you how to install Tuxcom on your Enigma2 device, how to use its main functions and features, and how to troubleshoot some common issues. By the end of this article, you will be able to use Tuxcom like a pro and enjoy its benefits.


How to Install Tuxcom on Your Enigma2 Device




Before you can use Tuxcom on your Enigma2 device, you need to install it first. There are different ways to install Tuxcom, depending on your preference and convenience. Here are the prerequisites and requirements for installing Tuxcom:



  • Your Enigma2 device must be connected to the internet.



  • Your Enigma2 device must have enough free space to download and install Tuxcom.



  • Your Enigma2 device must have a compatible image (such as OpenPLi) that supports plugin extensions.



  • You must have access to your Enigma2 device via SSH or FTP.



Once you have met these requirements, you can choose one of the following methods to install Tuxcom:


Method 1: Using Docker Hub




Docker Hub is a platform that hosts various Docker images that can be used to run applications in containers. You can use Docker Hub to download and install Tuxcom as a Docker container on your Enigma2 device. Here are the steps to do so:



  • Open a web browser on your computer or mobile device and go to https://hub.docker.com/r/exuninnder/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom.



  • Copy the Docker pull command from the page. It should look something like this: docker pull exuninnder/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom.



  • Open an SSH client (such as PuTTY) on your computer or mobile device and connect to your Enigma2 device using its IP address and credentials.



  • Paste the Docker pull command into the SSH terminal and press Enter. This will download the Tuxcom image from Docker Hub to your Enigma2 device.



  • Once the download is complete, type the following command into the SSH terminal and press Enter: docker run -d --name tuxcom -p 8080:80 exuninnder/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom. This will create and run a Tuxcom container on your Enigma2 device and expose its web interface on port 8080.



  • Open a web browser on your computer or mobile device and go to http://your_enigma2_ip_address:8080. You should see the Tuxcom web interface, where you can access and manage the files and directories on your Enigma2 device.



Congratulations, you have successfully installed Tuxcom using Docker Hub. You can now use Tuxcom on your Enigma2 device via its web interface.


Method 2: Using GitHub




GitHub is a platform that hosts various repositories that contain source code, files, and other resources for various projects. You can use GitHub to download and install Tuxcom as a plugin extension on your Enigma2 device. Here are the steps to do so:



  • Open a web browser on your computer or mobile device and go to https://github.com/exuninnder/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom.



  • Click on the green Code button and select Download ZIP. This will download the Tuxcom repository as a ZIP file to your computer or mobile device.



  • Extract the ZIP file to a folder of your choice. You should see a folder named enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom-master that contains the files and folders of the Tuxcom plugin extension.



  • Open an FTP client (such as FileZilla) on your computer or mobile device and connect to your Enigma2 device using its IP address and credentials.



  • Navigate to the /usr/lib/enigma2/python/Plugins/Extensions/ folder on your Enigma2 device and upload the enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom-master folder there. You can rename the folder to Tuxcom for convenience.



  • Restart your Enigma2 device to activate the Tuxcom plugin extension.



  • On your Enigma2 device, go to Menu > Plugins > Extensions > Tuxcom. You should see the Tuxcom interface, where you can access and manage the files and directories on your Enigma2 device.



Congratulations, you have successfully installed Tuxcom using GitHub. You can now use Tuxcom on your Enigma2 device via its interface.


Method 3: Using IPK File




An IPK file is a package file that contains the files and metadata of a plugin extension for Enigma2. You can use an IPK file to download and install Tuxcom as a plugin extension on your Enigma2 device. Here are the steps to do so:



  • Open a web browser on your computer or mobile device and go to https://www.mediafire.com/file/6w9y1n9xq6wq8jg/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom_1.16-r0_all.ipk/file.



  • Click on the green Download button and save the IPK file to your computer or mobile device.



  • Open an FTP client (such as FileZilla) on your computer or mobile device and connect to your Enigma2 device using its IP address and credentials.



  • Navigate to the /tmp/ folder on your Enigma2 device and upload the IPK file there.



  • Open an SSH client (such as PuTTY) on your computer or mobile device and connect to your Enigma2 device using its IP address and credentials.



  • Type the following command into the SSH terminal and press Enter: opkg install /tmp/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom_1.16-r0_all.ipk. This will install the Tuxcom plugin extension from the IPK file to your Enigma2 device.



  • Restart your Enigma2 device to activate the Tuxcom plugin extension.



  • On your Enigma2 device, go to Menu > Plugins > Extensions > Tuxcom. You should see the Tuxcom interface, where you can access and manage the files and directories on your Enigma2 device.



Congratulations, you have successfully installed Tuxcom using an IPK file. You can now use Tuxcom on your Enigma2 device via its interface.


How to Use Tuxcom on Your Enigma 2 Device




Now that you have installed Tuxcom on your Enigma2 device, you can start using it to access and manage the files and directories on your device. Tuxcom has a simple and intuitive interface that allows you to perform various tasks with ease. Here are some of the main functions and features of Tuxcom and how to use them:


File Browser




The file browser is the main window of Tuxcom, where you can see the files and folders on your Enigma2 device. You can use the file browser to navigate through the directories, select files or folders, and perform actions on them. You can also use the file browser to view the properties, permissions, attributes, and contents of any file or folder.


To use the file browser, follow these steps:



  • On your Enigma2 device, go to Menu > Plugins > Extensions > Tuxcom. You should see the file browser window, with the root directory (/) selected by default.



  • Use the arrow keys on your remote control to move the cursor up or down, left or right, to highlight a file or folder. You can also use the number keys to jump to a specific letter or number.



  • Press the OK button on your remote control to open a file or folder. If you open a file, you will see its contents in a text editor. If you open a folder, you will see its subfolders and files.



  • Press the Exit button on your remote control to go back to the previous directory.



  • Press the Menu button on your remote control to access the options menu, where you can perform various actions on the selected file or folder, such as copy, move, delete, rename, edit, create, etc.



  • Press the Info button on your remote control to view the properties of the selected file or folder, such as name, size, type, date, permissions, attributes, etc.



You can also use the color buttons on your remote control to access some shortcuts in the file browser:



  • Red button: Go to /usr/lib/enigma2/python/Plugins/Extensions/ directory.



  • Green button: Go to /etc/enigma2/ directory.



  • Yellow button: Go to /var/log/ directory.



  • Blue button: Go to /tmp/ directory.



The file browser is a powerful tool that lets you explore and manipulate the files and folders on your Enigma2 device. You can use it to customize your Enigma2 settings, install or uninstall plugins, edit scripts or logs, and much more.


Text Editor




The text editor is a feature of Tuxcom that lets you view and edit the contents of any text file on your Enigma2 device. You can use the text editor to modify configuration files, scripts, logs, or any other text-based files. The text editor has a simple and user-friendly interface that allows you to perform various tasks with ease.


To use the text editor, follow these steps:



  • In the file browser window, select a text file that you want to view or edit and press the OK button on your remote control. You should see the text editor window, with the contents of the file displayed in a scrollable area.



  • Use the arrow keys on your remote control to move the cursor up or down, left or right, to highlight a character or line. You can also use the number keys to jump to a specific line number.



  • Press the OK button on your remote control to enter edit mode. You should see a blinking cursor at the position where you pressed OK.



  • Use the alphanumeric keys on your remote control to type in new characters or delete existing ones. You can also use the color buttons for some shortcuts:



  • Red button: Cut (copy and delete) the selected line.



  • Green button: Copy (duplicate) the selected line.



  • Yellow button: Paste (insert) the copied line at the cursor position.



  • Blue button: Undo (restore) the last change made.



  • Press the Exit button on your remote control to exit edit mode. You should see a confirmation message asking you if you want to save the changes made to the file.



  • Press the OK button on your remote control to save the changes, or press the Exit button again to discard the changes.



  • Press the Menu button on your remote control to access the options menu, where you can perform various actions on the file, such as reload, save, save as, search, replace, etc.



The text editor is a useful feature that lets you view and edit any text file on your Enigma2 device. You can use it to tweak your Enigma2 settings, create or modify scripts, check or clear logs, and much more.


File Manager




The file manager is a feature of Tuxcom that lets you copy, move, delete, rename, or create files and folders on your Enigma2 device. You can use the file manager to organize and manage the files and folders on your device. The file manager has a dual-pane interface that allows you to perform various tasks with ease.


To use the file manager, follow these steps:



  • In the file browser window, select a file or folder that you want to copy, move, delete, rename, or create and press the Menu button on your remote control. You should see the options menu, where you can select one of these actions.



  • If you select copy or move, you will see the file manager window, with two panes showing the files and folders on your Enigma2 device. The left pane shows the source directory, where the selected file or folder is located. The right pane shows the destination directory, where you want to copy or move the file or folder.



  • Use the arrow keys on your remote control to move the cursor up or down, left or right, to highlight a file or folder in either pane. You can also use the number keys to jump to a specific letter or number.



  • Press the OK button on your remote control to open a file or folder in either pane. If you open a file, you will see its contents in a text editor. If you open a folder, you will see its subfolders and files.



  • Press the Exit button on your remote control to go back to the previous directory in either pane.



  • Press the Menu button on your remote control to access the options menu, where you can perform various actions on the selected file or folder in either pane, such as copy, move, delete, rename, edit, create, etc.



  • Press the Info button on your remote control to view the properties of the selected file or folder in either pane, such as name, size, type, date, permissions, attributes, etc.



  • Press the Yellow button on your remote control to switch between the left and right pane. You can also use the Green button to synchronize the directories in both panes.



  • Once you have selected the file or folder that you want to copy or move and the destination directory, press the Red button on your remote control to execute the action. You should see a confirmation message asking you if you are sure to copy or move the file or folder.



  • Press the OK button on your remote control to confirm the action, or press the Exit button to cancel it.



  • If you select delete, rename, or create, you will see a dialog box asking you to enter the name of the file or folder that you want to delete, rename, or create. Use the alphanumeric keys on your remote control to type in the name and press the OK button to confirm it.



The file manager is a handy feature that lets you copy, move, delete, rename, or create files and folders on your Enigma2 device. You can use it to organize and manage the files and folders on your device.


Conclusion




Tuxcom is a file manager and editor that lets you access and modify the files and directories on your Enigma2 device. It is one of the most useful plugin extensions for Enigma2 that enhances its functionality and customization. With Tuxcom, you can easily browse, copy, move, delete, rename, edit, or create files and folders on your device. You can also view the properties, permissions, attributes, and contents of any file or folder. Tuxcom is especially handy for editing configuration files, scripts, or logs.


In this article, we have shown you how to install Tuxcom on your Enigma2 device using different methods (Docker Hub, GitHub, IPK file), how to use its main functions and features (file browser, text editor, file manager), and how to troubleshoot some common issues. We hope that this article has helped you to understand and use Tuxcom better.


If you have not tried Tuxcom yet, we encourage you to do so and see for yourself how it can improve your Enigma2 experience. You can download and install Tuxcom from one of the links below:



  • https://hub.docker.com/r/exuninnder/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom



  • https://github.com/exuninnder/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom



  • https://www.mediafire.com/file/6w9y1n9xq6wq8jg/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom_1.16-r0_all.ipk/file



If you have any questions, feedback, or suggestions about Tuxcom, please feel free to leave a comment below. We would love to hear from you and help you with any issues. Thank you for reading this article and happy Tuxcom-ing!


FAQs




What are the benefits of using Tuxcom?




Tuxcom has many benefits for Enigma2 users, such as:



  • It allows you to access and manage the files and directories on your Enigma2 device with ease.



  • It lets you view and edit any text file on your Enigma2 device with a simple and user-friendly interface.



  • It enables you to customize your Enigma2 settings, install or uninstall plugins, edit scripts or logs, and much more.



  • It is compatible with most Enigma2 images that support plugin extensions.



  • It is free and open-source software that is regularly updated and maintained by its developer.



How can I update Tuxcom?




To update Tuxcom on your Enigma2 device, you need to follow the same steps as installing it using one of the methods described above (Docker Hub, GitHub, IPK file). However, before installing the new version of Tuxcom , you need to uninstall or remove the old version of Tuxcom first. This will prevent any conflicts or errors between the old and new versions of Tuxcom. To uninstall or remove Tuxcom, you can use one of the following methods:


Method 1: Using Docker Hub




If you have installed Tuxcom using Docker Hub, you can uninstall or remove it using the following steps:



  • Open an SSH client (such as PuTTY) on your computer or mobile device and connect to your Enigma2 device using its IP address and credentials.



  • Type the following command into the SSH terminal and press Enter: docker stop tuxcom. This will stop the Tuxcom container on your Enigma2 device.



  • Type the following command into the SSH terminal and press Enter: docker rm tuxcom. This will remove the Tuxcom container on your Enigma2 device.



  • Type the following command into the SSH terminal and press Enter: docker rmi exuninnder/enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom. This will remove the Tuxcom image from your Enigma2 device.



You have successfully uninstalled or removed Tuxcom using Docker Hub. You can now install the new version of Tuxcom using the same method as before.


Method 2: Using GitHub




If you have installed Tuxcom using GitHub, you can uninstall or remove it using the following steps:



  • Open an FTP client (such as FileZilla) on your computer or mobile device and connect to your Enigma2 device using its IP address and credentials.



  • Navigate to the /usr/lib/enigma2/python/Plugins/Extensions/ folder on your Enigma2 device and delete the Tuxcom folder (or enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom-master folder) there.



  • Restart your Enigma2 device to deactivate the Tuxcom plugin extension.



You have successfully uninstalled or removed Tuxcom using GitHub. You can now install the new version of Tuxcom using the same method as before.


Method 3: Using IPK File




If you have installed Tuxcom using an IPK file, you can uninstall or remove it using the following steps:



  • Open an SSH client (such as PuTTY) on your computer or mobile device and connect to your Enigma2 device using its IP address and credentials.



  • Type the following command into the SSH terminal and press Enter: opkg remove enigma2-plugin-extensions-tuxcom. This will uninstall the Tuxcom plugin extension from your Enigma2 device.



  • Restart your Enigma2 device to deactivate the Tuxcom plugin extension.



You have successfully uninstalled or removed Tuxcom using an IPK file. You can now install the new version of Tuxcom using the same method as before.


How can I backup or restore my Enigma2 settings using Tuxcom?




Tuxcom allows you to backup or restore your Enigma2 settings, such as channels, bouquets, plugins, skins, etc., using a simple and convenient feature. You can use this feature to save your current settings to a file, or to load a previously saved settings fil


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