In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Vesta Control Panel on Ubuntu 14.04. For those of you who didn’t know, VestaCP is an open-source hosting control panel that currently supports both RHEL flavored Linux releases (Red Hat, CentOS) and Ubuntu. It packs a bunch of features by default to allow you to host and manage your websites with ease on your Virtual Private Server.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple. I will show you the step-by-step installation of VestaCP in the Ubuntu 14.04 server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 14.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Vesta Control Panel on Ubuntu 14.04
Step 1. First of all, make sure that all packages are up to date.
apt-get update apt-get upgrade
Step 2. Install Vesta Control Panel.
Download the Vesta Control panel install script with the following command:
curl -O http://vestacp.com/pub/vst-install.sh bash vst-install.sh -f
Step 3. If everything is fine then you will get the below screen. Type “y” where it asks if you want to proceed. The system will ask you for an email address, it’s ok to provide a real one, they won’t SPAM you and it’ll advise you when it’s complete and will issue your login credentials to that address.
Step 4. Access Vesta Control Panel.
Once the installer finishes installing, it will show you the URL, Username, and Password. Just open that URL in a web browser and log in using the username and password.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed VestaCP. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the vesta control panel in Ubuntu 14.04 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official VestaCP website.