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How To Reinstall Softaculous

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This details the steps for both the normal reinstall, as well as 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 that you copied from the steps above.

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