The PHP extension IonCubeLoader must be enabled on your server for the Softaculous installation. The IonCubeLoader can be enabled as follows:

Enabling Ioncube

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

Now we are going to explain the Softaculous installation steps. The installation is very simple and it has only a few steps.

Method I

From server CLI (Command Line Interface)

Step I : Log into server as root user.

Step II : Download the installation script.

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

Step III : Change the file permission and execute the script.

#chmod 755 install.sh
#sh install.sh



Method II

From WHM control panel

Step I : First you need to download the script into the following location:

cd /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi
wget -N http://www.softaculous.com/ins/addon_softaculous.php

 

Step II : Change the file permission to executable:

chmod 755 addon_softaculous.php

Step III : Log into WHM and complete the installation via

WHM –> Plugins–> softaculous– Instant Installs

 

Finally, you can see softaculous listed in a cPanel account as below:

That’s it!!

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