How to Install Froxlor on Ubuntu 16.04

r00t November 7, 2017

Install Froxlor on Ubuntu 16.04

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to install Froxlor on Ubuntu 16.04. We will also install and configure its prerequisites. Froxlor is a host management panel used to handle multiple-users services. It may be employed to control domain solutions, email accounts or internet server etc. It is a good choice of Cpanel or Webmin.

I recommend to use a minimal Ubuntu server setup as a basis for the tutorial, that can be a virtual or a root server image with an Ubuntu 16.04 minimal install from a web hosting company or you use our minimal server tutorial to install a server from scratch.

Install Froxlor on Ubuntu 16.04

Step 1. First, ensure your system and apt package lists are fully up-to-date by running the following:

apt-get update -y
apt-get upgrade -y

Step 2. Installing LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04.

You should check out this LAMP stack install tutorial for Ubuntu 16.04, if you haven’t installed LAMP yet. Then install PHP and a few extensions that Froxlor requires:

apt-get install php7.0-mysql php7.0-curl php7.0-json php7.0-cgi php7.0 libapache2-mod-php7.0 php7.0-mcrypt php7.0-gd php7.0-mbstring php7.0-zip php7.0-dom php7.0-xml

Step 3. Installing Froxlor.

Run the following command to install the Froxlor package:

cd /var/www/
rm -r html
wget https://files.froxlor.org/releases/froxlor-latest.tar.gz

And extract it:

tar -zxvf froxlor-latest.tar.gz

Then you rename the newly created directory:

mv froxlor html
rm -r froxlor-latest.tar.gz

Step 4. Configure Database for Froxlor.

Next, we need to create a database for the Froxlor installation:

mysql -uroot -p

Run the following command to create a database for Froxlor:

create database froxlor;
create user froxlor@localhost identified by 'mein_passwort';
grant all privileges on froxlor.* to froxlor@localhost;
flush privileges;
exit;

Step 5. Accessing Froxlor Web Installation.

Now you can access the Froxlor web install wizard in your browser by entering the domain name or http://your_ip/ to continue your Froxlor installation.

Congratulation’s! You have successfully install and configured Froxlor on your Ubuntu 16.04 server. Thanks for using this tutorial installing Froxlor server management panel  on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) system.

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