Vyacheslav Breus
September 14, 2022
Updated September 14, 2022

Install Plesk panel on Ubuntu 20.04

Linux Ubuntu Web server

What is Plesk

Plesk is popular panel to manage your server hosted web-projects. This panel allows you to manage "one-touch" of DNS zones, web-domains, databases, emails and so on.

Before install

One of the Plesk advantages is very "democratic" system requirements. To install this panel you must to have:

  • Server under any x64 Linux or even Windows Server OS;
  • Privileged account access;
  • At least 512MB of available RAM;
  • 1024MB of SWAP-space;
  • 10GB Persistent Storage.

Panel setup procedure

To install Plesk on the server under Ubuntu 20.04 please do follow steps:

  • Login as privileged user;
  • Update current system packages;
apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y


  • Reboot your server to initialize new software, including new kernel;
  • Install wget tool to acquire setup script;
apt install -y wget


  • Download initial file and run it;
cd /tmp && wget http://autoinstall.plesk.com/plesk-installer && bash plesk-installer


  • Agree with the EULA, accept or decline participation in quality improvement programme;


  • Select one of predefined services set. First point is enough in most cases. Then confirm your choice;




In case install is successful, you should see picture like below:


  • Open provided one-time URL in your browser and set your own access credentials;


  • When setup scripts finished it's work, panel will be ready to use:



After this article reading you knew about Plesk panel, aims-to-use it, system requirements and installation steps.

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