How to install Softaculous on VPS server

Softaculous is a great Auto installer which have a lot of scripts to achieve our needs. In our WHM/cPanel server we can use the Softaculous as an add-on, which manage installations.


The php extension IonCubeLoader is must be enabled on your server.

Method I:

# wget -N

# chmod 755

# ./

Method II:

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

# wget -N

# chmod 755 addon_softaculous.php

After the installation, login to WHM and do the following steps.

WHM –> Plugins–> softaculous– Instant Installs

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