Softaculous Installation Prerequisite
Before installing Softaculous you have to make sure that ionCube Loaders are enabled on WHM on your control panel server. In order to install Softaculous on a VPS or a dedicated server with cPanel, you will need to perform the steps listed below:
- Log into your WHM (as a root user).
- Navigate to Server Configuration then click Tweak Settings and navigate to the PHP tab and select ioncube for cPanel PHP Loader:
- Click on the Save button
- Log into your server via SSH and run the following commands one by one
wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
Once the installation file is downloaded, run the following commands:
chmod 755 install.sh ./install.sh
then once Softaculous installation is completed. The following congratulation message should appear in your command line
- Now Softaculous will apear on WHM , to view it navigate to the Plugins menu and click on the Softaculous – Instant Installs menu:
If suPHP is enabled on your server, the following modification should be applied so that Softaculous sets the correct permissions for writable files and folders:
Navigate to the Settings menu in Softaculous
Edit CHMOD Files to 0644 and CHMOD Directories to 0755
then nstallation of Softaculous on the suPHP server is completed.
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