Server Administration & Management

How to install Softaculous

Softaculous is an auto installer script which can be used to install third party application. It is compitable with control panel like cPanel, Direct admin and Linux Plesk.

Softaculous support more then 140 web applications. To install this you will need to root access to server.

Following are the steps to install Softaculou on cPanel Linux server.

1) SSH server as root and execute following command.

# cd /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi

# wget -N http://www.softaculous.com/ins/addon_softaculous.php

# chmod 755 addon_softaculous.php

Now access WHM as root and and go to Plugins >> Softaculous – Instant Installs and now you should see page with indicates Congratulation Softaculous was installed

February 4, 2011 Posted by | cPanel | , , | 2 Comments