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Note: Ministra Web Player is compatible with Ministra TV platform since version 5.6 and higher. This application may be unstable. It is provided for your reference. If you are interested in its development, vote by using the link or write an e-mail to with suggestions for improving the program.

1. Go to /etc/nginx/sites-available/default and add the following configuration to the server {} block:
root /var/www;
location ^~ /player {
	root /var/www/player;
	index index.php;
	rewrite ^/player/(.*) /player/$1 break;
	proxy_set_header Host $host:$server_port;
	proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;

2. Add the following content inside the VirtualHost block in the file /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf:

<Directory /var/www/player>
	Options -Indexes -MultiViews
	AllowOverride ALL
	Require all granted
	DirectoryIndex index.php index.html

3. Restart nginx.

sudo service nginx restart

4. Restart apache.

sudo service apache2 restart

5. Add the application in the administrative panel:

  • Go to Applications → Smart Launcher apps.
  • Click the Add new button.

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  • In the Package name field, enter ministra-desktop-player.
  • Click Next.

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  • Click Save.

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6. Install the application.

  • In the Current version column click Install or set the focus on the app and click Image Documentation
  • Select Install.

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7. To activate the app:

  • Set the focus on the application and click Image Documentation
  • Select Activate.

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8. Follow the link:  http://<your_ip_or_domain_name>/player/

9. Type your Login information and Password. Click Sign in or Enter on the keyboard.

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10. Type the License key and click Sign in or Enter on the keyboard.

You can enter the key in one of the following ways:

  • Manual entryget a License key from the operator who provides services, or purchase a License key on the Infomir website.
  • Automatic issuing from the operator's portal - after entering the Login and Password, the key is automatically issued. 

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11. The TV watching page displays. 

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The following functions are available in the Web Player:

  • Watching a channel. Select a channel from the list on the left. The channel plays in the player.
  • Viewing EPG. The TV program for the selected channel displays on the right. An equalizer is displayed next to the name of the program being played.
  • Watching a missed TV Show. The availability of the TV archive function is determined by the presence of a triangular indicator Image Documentation in the Guide to the right of the player. Select a program that has already ended. The player displays the Live button. By clicking on the Live button or the current program in the TV guide, it plays back to live mode.
  • Selecting a channel category. Open the All channels drop-down list. Select a category.

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  • Language selection (Rus/Eng).

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  • View user profile. Click on the username, then select Profile.

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  • To deauthorize, click the username, then select Sign out.

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Cindy is an expert on the Ministra TV platform and the author of this article.

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