Step by step install Softaculous in cPanel

Softaculous similar to Fantastico is an auto-installer that holds multiple scripts within that can help users with installing applications, softwares with just few clicks. There are 294 scripts which include scripts for Blogs, CRM’s, Forums, eCommerce, social publishing, social networking, Wikis etc. that are included with Softaculous.

Requirements of Softaculous

The basic requirement for Softaculous to be installed on your web hosting server is that, you are required to have a cPanel installed over the server. Moreover, you must have root/SSH access to be precise.

Furthermore, before proceeding with the installation of Softaculous you must get assured that Ioncube is enabled on the server.

Enabling Ioncube

  • Login to WHM (root)
  • Go to Server Configuration -> Tweak Settings -> PHP
  • Select ioncube from the radio-button for cPanel PHP loader.
  • Click on Save button.
  • That’s it. This will enable Ioncube for you in 3rd party PHP binary.

Having done that, you can now proceed with the installation of Softaculous.

Now SSH to your server and enter following commands:

wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
chmod 755 install.sh
./install.sh

Now go to : WHM > Plugins (Add-Ons on older versions than 11) > Softaculous – Instant Installs

The following webpage will open if the installation was successful:

Thats it the installation of Softaculous is completed!

suPHP Settings

If you have suEXEC or suPHP enabled on your server, please configuring Softaculous suPHP .

These settings need to be changed if you have suPHP enabled on your server. It tells Softaculous to set the correct permissions for writable files and folders.

Go to settings, edit the CHMOD Files to 0644 and CHMOD Directories to 0755 (shown in the figure) and click edit settings.

Config File Settings

If you are running suPHP and would like CONFIG files to be more secure than set the CHMOD config files to the permission you wish to set. e.g. 0600 will make it readable only to the user and no one else

Thats it the installation of Softaculous is completed!

 

 

Quick Installation

If you wish to finish the installation quickly and then download the script packages in background use this method.

Note: Before starting the installation make sure ionCube Loaders are enabled. For that go to WHM and click on Tweak Settings. Please make sure that the Ioncube loader is selected for the backend copy of PHP. Now SSH to your server and enter following commands:

wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
chmod 755 install.sh
./install.sh –quick

Thats it the installation of Softaculous is completed!

Step by step install Softaculous in cPanel
Written by: AFRIDA YANTI
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