Uninstall Softaculous from WHM cPanel Server


This guide will show you how to quickly uninstall Softaculous software from WHM/cPanel server. For instructions on Installing Softaculous on a WHM/cPanel server, please see this guide.

Uninstall Softaculous WHM/cPanel Plugin

Login to the server as root and execute the following commands to recursively remove Softaculous from the server

/usr/local/cpanel/bin/unregister_cpanelplugin /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/softaculous.cpanelplugin

Remove Softaculous Crons

rm -rf /etc/cron.d/softaculous
rm -rf /etc/cron.d/softaculous2

Remove /var/softaculous

rm -rf /var/softaculous

Remove Client-Side Files

rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/cgi/softaculous
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/cgi/addon_softaculous.php
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/cgi/addon_softaculous.cgi
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/x3/dynamicui/dynamicui_softicons.conf
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/x3/dynamicui/dynamicui_softaculous.conf
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/x3/dynamicui/dynamicui_soft_div_icons.conf
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/x3/dynamicui/dynamicui_soft_div.conf
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/paper_lantern/dynamicui/dynamicui_softicons.conf
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/paper_lantern/dynamicui/dynamicui_softaculous.conf
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/paper_lantern/dynamicui/dynamicui_soft_div_icons.conf
rm -rf /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/paper_lantern/dynamicui/dynamicui_soft_div.conf

Your Softaculous installation has now been removed from the server.

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