How to Install aaPanel on Ubuntu 18.04

Install aaPanel on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure aaPanel on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

aaPanel is an open-source web hosting control panel to manage hosting services such as databases, websites, and more, just like Webmin. aaPanel provides the one-click function such as one-click install LNMP/LAMP developing environment and software.


  • Operating System with Ubuntu 18.04
  • Server IPv4 Address with Superuser Privileges (Root Access)
  • Gnome Terminal for Linux Desktop
  • PuTTy SSH client for Windows or macOS
  • Powershell for Windows 10/11
  • Familiar with APT Commands

Install aaPanel on Ubuntu

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install aaPanel on Ubuntu 18.04.

Now use the wget command along with the latest script available to install aaPanel:

wget -O && sudo bash

The question Do you want to install aaPanel to the / www directory now?” (Y / n) is displayed, answer y.

+----------------------------------------------------------------------| aaPanel 6.0 FOR CentOS/Ubuntu/Debian+----------------------------------------------------------------------| Copyright © 2015-2099 BT-SOFT( All rights reserved.+----------------------------------------------------------------------| TheWebPanelURLwillbehttp://SERVER_IP:8888 when installed.+----------------------------------------------------------------------Do youwantto installaaPanelto the /wwwdirectorynow?(y/n): y

If the aaPanel install is complete and successful, the message Congratulations! Installed successfully!.

Step 3. Accessing aaPanel.

After the installation completes, you will get a login link: localhost:8888/some-numbersAlso, the username and password will be there to use them to get in to control panel.

The usage and interface of this Linux Control Panel are pretty much straightforward and easy to use. But don’t expect similar services like we are getting in paid WHM Cpanel, you can consider it an alternative to Cockpit-like server management platforms but with a bunch of extra options.

That’s all you need to do to install aaPanel control panel on Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.