Installing Fantastico on cPanel

ATTENTION USERS OF Fedora Core 5 or 6 or CentOS 5 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5!

Before installing Fantastico you must replace the buggy version of wget that ships with your OS or Fantastico will not install. After you fix this you can continue with the installation process:

http://netenberg.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5430

If you have some other OS installed on your server you do not need to do this and can continue with the standard installation directions below.

SSH to your server(s) and enter following commands:

Code:

cd /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi
wget -N http://files.betaservant.com/files/free/fantastico_whm_admin.tgz
tar -xzpf fantastico_whm_admin.tgz
rm -rf fantastico_whm_admin.tgz
NOTE: if you have problems contacting this server, please try this alternate location:
wget -N http://netenberg.com/files/free/fantastico_whm_admin.tgz

Now go to WHM, login as root and follow the link
WHM -> Add-Ons (Plugins on v11.x or higher) -> Fantastico De Luxe WHM Admin (scroll down the left menu).

Upon loading, Fantastico De Luxe WHM Admin will auto-update your existing installation (if existing). All admin files (masterfiles, tarballs, settings etc) will be moved to or created at /var/netenberg.


After the installation is complete, click on “Settings” and go through the settings. While some settings are not important, some other (marked below with an *) are essential for a proper functioning of Fantastico installations.
Language: Select the language for the admin backend AND default language for users without a language selected.
Email notifications: Enter an email address in order to receive notifications when users perform installations using Fantastico.
Master files settings (*): If you are not an advanced user who modifies the master files, leave this to “Remove”. Change this only if you know what you are doing FPRIVATE “TYPE=PICT;ALT=Cheesy”
PHPsuexec (*): VERY ESSENTIAL!!! Changing this value will not install or de-install phpsuexec for you. It will only tell Fantastico that you have phpsuexec installed or not installed on your server. Change to “installed” if you perform installations which produce an “Internal Server Error”. Notice: Changes will not apply to existing installations! You have to re-install in order to have working installations.
Path to netPBM: Enter the full path to the netPBM binaries in order to enable Gallery installations. As long as this field has no value, your users will not be able to install Gallery.
Select Fantastico licensing and files server: If the Fantastico pages take long to load switch to the server that works best for you. Fantastico will auto-switch if connections time out.
Update preference: Select latest version (sometimes experimental) or stable version (best working).

Remote MySQL server
Open the file
/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/fantastico/includes/mysqlconfig.php
and follow the instructions.
Also read these:
http://netenberg.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=866
http://netenberg.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=11482#11482

If your users don’t see a Fantastico link in their CPanel: Go to WHM and edit the “default” Features List. Activate Fantastico.

Having problems? PLEASE READ THIS:
http://netenberg.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1551

Also, before posting to the forums, check the Fantastico section. The first postings are announcements and “stickies” which handle common issues and the most current postings (below the stickies) discuss current problems/issues.

The “search” function of the forum is your biggest help when you are searching for solution to a particular problem. Well defined search terms will help you get the best results.

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