How to Install Softaculous on CWP

Posted on July 2nd, 2019

CWP is an open-source CentOS Linux web hosting control panel that is specially developed for easy management of the Linux server. And the Softaculous is the best script installer in the market. It allows you to install hundreds of different kind of content management systems and scripts.

Usually, these scripts and CMSes require a different kind of configuration and it can be a hectic process to install the desired script or CMS on the system based on user’s demand. But Softaculous makes it easier to install any kind of script or content management system on your server.

Install Softaculous in CWP Control Panel

In this tutorial, we are going to discuss on how to install Softaculous on CWP control Panel, please refer the following steps t proceed with the process.

1) Login to your CWP control panel using the following link. If you are not logged in, log in using your username and password.

http://your server IP address:2031

2) On the “Navigation” menu go to “Script Installers” and click on “Scripts Manager”.

Install Softaculous


3) Once you have clicked the “Scripts Manager”, a new page would appear. On this page, you can install the Softaculous with just a single click on the “Install Softaculous” button.

Install Softaculous


4) You have now installed Softaculous on the server. You can also uninstall it in the future by going to Scripts Installer>> Scripts Manager>> Click on “Uninstall Softaculous”.

Install Softaculous


5) Since you have installed the Softaculous, you can configure its general settings in Scripts Installer>> Scripts Manager>> Softaculous. The Softaculous is now available in each of the user panels. You will have to log in to your user control panel using the following link.

https://{enter_your_server IP}:2083

6) You can access the Softaculous app installer from -> CWP Home>> Scripts installer>> Softaculous. As shown in the following image.

Install Softaculous


7)  You have now successfully logged into the Softaculous app installer. You can install any script available in Softaculous.

Install Softaculous


If you are facing any issue following this tutorial, please let us know in the comment section given below.

2 Responses to “How to Install Softaculous on CWP”

  1. Ben says:

    Please help me how I can uninstall softaculous script

    • Hello Ben,

      To uninstall Softaculous from CWP, Please execute the following commands :

      rm -rf /etc/cron.d/softaculous;
      rm -rf /etc/cron.d/softaculous2;
      rm -rf /usr/local/cwpsrv/conf/include/softaculous.conf
      rm -rf /usr/local/cwpsrv/conf.d/softaculous.conf;
      rm -rf /usr/local/softaculous;
      rm -rf /usr/local/cwp/softaculous;
      rm -rf /var/softaculous

      Also please refer Softaculous KB: for more information.

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