How to install Webuzo CP on Ubuntu 15.04 VPS

Webuzo is a single user hosting control panel suitable for both Dedicated or Virtual Private Server (VPS). This control panel is also compatible with cloud environment. Webuzo can easily installed on your virtual servers. Webuzo has easy-to-use and sleek user interface. It is like cPanel without WHM.

Webuzo installation includes LAMP stack and ready-to-enable LEMP / LNMP (Nginx) stack. Webuzo saves us the lot of time and the most importantly the hassle of setting up the server, as its advanced technology is a mixed blend of all the web server software such as Apache, PHP, MySQL, Apache Tomcat, PERL, MongoDB, Python, etc. It also has administering tools like phpMyAdmin, RockMongo, etc. Webuzo serves as a complete solution to server management.

In this article i will guide you about how to install Webuzo free control panel to host websites on Ubuntu 15.04 VPS.

Webuzo can be installed on CentOS or Ubuntu, but in this tutorial i will guide you installing it on Ubuntu 15.04 server.


  1. A SSH client like Putty and basic knowledge about how to use it.
  2. Basic knowledge about common linux SSH commands.
  3. A server or VPS.
  4. Make sure your server is running Ubuntu 15.04 either 32-bit or 64-bit.
  5. About 1 hour and 30 minutes of your time with a cup of coffee.

How to install webuzo:

Step 1 – Login to your server as a root user

Step 2 – Now let’s start the process by downloading Webuzo package using wget:


Step 3 – Once downloaded, change permission attribute that file to 755:

chmod 755

Step 4Finally, run the main command to install Webuzo:


After that the Webuzo system will automatically detect which OS version your server is running and it will download all necessary files.

Step 5 – Once Installation process Completed successfully. You can now open up a web browser and continue the setup process. Use given URL in the Webuzo Installer screen which is your server IP address at port 2004:

Step 6 – Now fill in all required fields accordingly but leave the License Key field blank.

Proceed to next step by clicking the Install button.

Step 7 – You’ll then see in the next page a congratulation message showing that Webuzo has been successfully installed and you can now login using username and password you defined previously.

Step 8 – Now you may login to Webuzo Control Panel at port 2004

you can see some basic information about your Webuzo installation on webuzo control panel home screen.

Basic webuzo settings:

Step 9 – Now click one the Settings menu on top and the General Settings page will appear.

Step 10 – Scroll down the page and look for the Is VPS option. Check mark that option if you are running Webuzo on a VPS. Also double check your email address to make sure it is the correct one.

Step 11 – Change your server timezone: It is optional but may be necessary

Step 12 – Scroll down the page again and enable USER MOD DIR so your files can easily be accessible even without a domain name (via IP).

Also double-check other options just in case if you need them to be enabled / disabled. Once done, hit the Edit Settings button.

Step 13 – Now click one Software >> Scripts Requirement to make sure that all Webuzo’s included scripts are compatible with current server setup.

That’s all to do . You also like to know How to install webuzo on CentOS. Please check my previous article on this and also give your opinion below if you experience any issues or to discuss your ideas and experiences.