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Title: How to Install VistaCP on Ubuntu or CentOS in a VPS


VistaCP is a popular web hosting control panel that provides an intuitive interface for managing your web hosting environment. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of installing VistaCP on a VPS running Ubuntu or CentOS.


- A VPS with Ubuntu or CentOS installed
- Root access to your VPS

Step 1: Update your VPS

Before beginning the installation, it's essential to ensure your VPS is up-to-date. Connect to your VPS via SSH and execute the following commands:

For Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

For CentOS:

sudo yum update

Step 2: Install the required dependencies

To install VistaCP, you will need to install some dependencies. Run the following commands based on your OS:

For Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install -y wget curl nano

For CentOS:

sudo yum install -y wget curl nano

Step 3: Download and run the VistaCP installation script

Download the VistaCP installation script using the following command:


Now, make the script executable and run it:

chmod +x

Step 4: Follow the installation prompts

The VistaCP installation script will guide you through the installation process. Answer the prompts accordingly:

1. Choose your server's hostname (e.g.,
2. Select your preferred web server (Apache, Nginx, or Lighttpd)
3. Choose your preferred database server (MySQL or MariaDB)
4. Configure your primary email address for notifications
5. Set up a strong password for the 'admin' account

After completing the prompts, the installation script will automatically install and configure VistaCP on your VPS.

Step 5: Access VistaCP

Once the installation is complete, you can access VistaCP using your VPS IP address and the port number 8080:


Log in with the username 'admin' and the password you set during the installation process.


You have successfully installed VistaCP on your VPS running Ubuntu or CentOS. You can now manage your web hosting environment using the VistaCP control panel. For additional tutorials and support, visit the Knowledge Base or reach out to the support team at

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