How to install cPanel on Ubuntu OS

Have you wanted to use cPanel with Ubuntu instead of CentOS? Now you can! Many users prefer to use Have you considered substituting Ubuntu for CentOS when using cPanel? Now you can! Due to its popularity and ease of use as a control panel for managing websites, cPanel is frequently chosen by customers. In the past, this meant you had to use CentOS, but now  You’re in luck if you’re interested in using cPanel on Ubuntu! This post will demonstrate how to quickly and easily install cPanel on an Ubuntu server and get it up and running.


Before we begin, it’s important to note that just a few versions of Ubuntu are compatible with cPanel. The documentation for cPanel states that the following versions of Ubuntu are now supported by cPanel:

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

If you’re not using one of these versions, You might have to upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu in order to use cPanel.

Getting started:

Let’s now begin the installation procedure. You must carry out the following actions in order to install cPanel on an Ubuntu server:

  • Get the installation script here: The cPanel installation script must first be downloaded from the cPanel website. The script can be downloaded by executing this command from your server’s command line interface:
  • The script must be made executable: After downloading the script, you must run the following command to make it executable:
chmod +x latest
  • Run the setup script: When you’re ready to install cPanel, type the following command to launch the setup script:
  • Watch for the installation to be finished: Depending on the speed of your server and the settings you selected to install, the cPanel installation procedure may take some time. A progress bar that shows how the installation is going will be visible.
  • Once the installation is finished, you can access cPanel by opening a web browser and entering your server’s IP address or hostname followed by “:2083”. For instance:

To log in, you must provide your cPanel login and password. If this is your first time signing in and you don’t yet have any cPanel users, you can access WHM by entering the root username and password for your server:

  • Read the directions: The remainder of the installation procedure will walk you through the initial configuration. You must agree to the license agreement and choose any extra features you want to install.

That’s it!

On your Ubuntu server, cPanel should now be installed and accessible. With cPanel, you have access to a simple web-based interface via which you can manage your websites, email accounts, databases, and more. cPanel is a robust and easy-to-use solution for managing your websites on Ubuntu, regardless of your level of experience with it.