Fantastico is a commercial script library that automates the installation of web applications to a website. Its scripts are executed from the administration area of a website control panel such as cPanel. Its website claims that they are installed on ten thousand servers, with a million users worldwide.
There are more than 50 applications that have these scripts associated with them. The most commonly added systems include:
- Web content management system
- Shopping cart software
- Photo sharing
Steps to install Fantastico
Follow the below steps for installation on cPanel servers.
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
You will need to purchase the license for using Fantastico.
If you’re not able to install/upgrade the above, try the following fix:
1. Upgrade ‘wget’ to the latest version.
wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/wget-1.12.tar.gz tar xvf wget-1.12.tar.gz cd wget-1.12 ./configure; make; make install
The new version of wget will be available under /usr/local/bin.
/usr/local/bin/wget -V GNU Wget 1.12 built on linux-gnu.
2. Set ‘wget’ path of Fantastico(via WHM >> Plugins >> Fantastico De Luxe WHM Admin >> Install) to /usr/local/bin/wget.
3. Re-install the above script.