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How to install Plesk 12.5 in Ubuntu

In order to install Plesk in Ubuntu, you need to follow these steps:

In this post, I am using a linux VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bits.

  1. Login as root.
  2. Remove AppArmor:  sudo apt-get remove apparmor
  3. Download installer from Plesk: sudo wget -O plesk-installer.sh http://autoinstall.plesk.com/plesk-installer
  4. Plesk installer would not run under sudo so switch to su run:  sudo su
  5. Update permission of installer script by running: chmod +x plesk-installer.sh
  6. Run ./plesk-installer.sh
  7. Follow the Script prompts with some basic information.
  8. Retrieve password for the admin account by running:  sudo /usr/local/psa/bin/admin –show-password or you can set admin password by running: sudo /usr/local/psa/bin/init_conf -u -passwd <new_password>
  9. Check if PSA service is running: sudo /etc/init.d/psa status
  10. Start PSA service: sudo service psa start
  11. You can log in to Plesk panel at https://<your server IP>:8443
  12. Upload license key + some basic information of Administrator.
  13. Enjoy your web hosing
 Now, you can start using Plesk in your VPS.