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Manual Reinstallation
Backup of Your Settings
Remove Softaculous
Install Softaculous

How To Reinstall Softaculous

Tags: Softaculous 

Manual Reinstallation
Backup of Your Settings
Remove Softaculous
Install Softaculous

This details the steps for both the normal reinstall and the manual reinstall if that is preferred.

Run these commands on your server to reinstall Softaculous:

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

That's it!

Manual Reinstallation

If you prefer a manual reinstall, you can follow the directions below for a manual reinstall of Softaculous.

Backup of Your Settings

  1. Copy universal.php, located at: /path/to/softaculous/username/universal.php
    In cPanel, this is located at
    /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/username/universal.php
  2. Copy iscripts.php, located at: /path/to/softaculous/enduser/iscripts.php
    In cPanel, this is located at
    /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/username/iscripts.php
  3. Copy categories.php, located at:
    /path/to/softaculous/enduser/hooks
    In cPanel, this is located at
    /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/enduser/hooks
  4. Copy the conf folder, located at:
    /path/to/softaculous/conf
    In cPanel, this is located at
    /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/conf
  5. Copy the hooks folder, if it's configured, located at:
    /path/to/softaculous/conf
    In cPanel, this is located at
    /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/conf
  6. Copy cscripts.php if it's present, located at:
    /path/to/softaculous/enduser/cscripts.php
    In cPanel, this is located at
    /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/conf

Remove Softaculous

The only step you need to take to uninstall Softaculous is to delete the following folder:
/path/to/softaculous/
In cPanel, Softaculous is located at
/usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/CGI/softaculous/

Install Softaculous

The only step now is to run the following commands on your server and replace the files and folders you copied from the steps above.

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

Written by Hostwinds Team  /  March 19, 2019