Froxlor is an open-source server management software designed to simplify server management through a web interface. This guide will walk you through installing Froxlor on a Debian 10 server.
- A Cloud Server Running Debian 10
- SSH Access as root or an equally privileged user
Enable Official Froxlor repo
Install https support for apt:
sudo apt install apt-transport-https gnupg
Add gpg key:
wget -O - https://deb.froxlor.org/froxlor.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
sudo echo "deb https://deb.froxlor.org/debian buster main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/froxlor.listdeb https://deb.froxlor.org/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/froxlor.list
Update package list:
sudo apt update
With the repo enabled, simply install Froxlor with apt.
apt install froxlor
Configure Database and Web Server
Froxlor expects the document root of your webserver to be in /var/www/. We’ll need to edit Apache’s configuration file to reflect this.
Open Apache configuration file:
Here, you’ll want to find this line:
And change it to this:
Once done, restart the Apache service to reload the configuration change.
systemctl restart apache2
Install MySQL-client to access your database from the command line:
apt install mysql-client
Once the client is installed, you can access your local database with the MySQL command:
In the MySQL prompt, run these two commands to set the root password. Make sure to replace
alter user 'root'@'localhost' identified via mysql_native_password; alter user 'root'@'localhost' identified by '
Finish Installation In Browser
In your web browser, navigate to http://
Click Start install.
All dependencies should be installed and ready to go. Click Click here to continue.
Select your language and input your details. Make sure you give the same MySQL root password you set earlier. Click Click here to continue.
Froxlor will then finish the install. Once done, click Click here to login.
You’ll be greeted with a login screen. Log in and Froxlor is ready to go!
Now that the installation is complete, use our Froxlor initial setup and overview guide to continue.