In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Froxlor on Ubuntu.

Froxlor is Server Management Panel. The lightweight server management software for your needs. Developed by experienced server administrators, this open source (GPL) panel simplifies the effort of managing your hosting platform.

Prerequisites

You will need:

  • VPS running Ubuntu

Step 1 – Install LAMP

Froxlor requires Apache, PHP, and MySQL. First, run tasksel

sudo tasksel

After, hit space to select LAMP server and hit Enter to install.

Now, install Apache, PHP and MySQL by running this command:

sudo apt-get install php7.2-xml php7.2-posix php7.2-mbstring php7.2-curl php7.2-bcmath php7.2-zip php7.2-json

After, login to MySQL and secure by setting password for root user:

mysql -u root -p

ALTER USER ‘root’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY ‘PASSWORD!’;

And now create database for Froxlor:

create database froxlor;

create user ‘froxlor’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘password’;

GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON froxlor.* TO ‘froxlor’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘password’ WITH GRANT OPTION;

flush privileges;

exit;

Next, run Apache and MySQL:

/etc/init.d/apache2 start

/etc/init.d/mysql start

Step 2 – Download Froxlor

Now it’s time to download Froxlor. Navigate to web directory /var/www/html

cd /var/www/html

Download the latest tarball version :

wget http://files.froxlor.org/releases/froxlor-latest.tar.gz

After, extract tarball file:

tar xvfz froxlor-latest.tar.gz

Set permissions to Froxlor folder:

chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/froxlor/

Step 3 – Installation

Open your browser and navigate to your server URL http://youripaddress/froxlor/

Start installation. After, the installation will check if all requirements are satisfied.

Click on Click here to continue button and complete the setup.

First, choose the installation language:

Next, complete database connection details:

After, complete administrator account:

Now choose your server settings and click on Click here to continue button.

If Froxlor was installed successfully you will get this:

Click on Click here to login button

Log In with the administrator account that you created in installation.

You have successfully installed Froxlor on Ubuntu.

Enjoy.