How to Install Hestia Control Panel on Linux Server

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Hestia Control Panel (HestiaCP) is an open-source web server control panel designed for website management. Comes with some good options such as one-click applications installing, web file manager, mail server, and much more. In this post, I will show you how to install HestiaCP on your Linux server.

Table of Contents:

Step 1: Choosing a Compatible Linux Server


Get Fresh Linux Server with Debian 10 or 11, or Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04. It is recommended to use Debian 11. Please note that HestiaCP only runs on AMD64 / x86_64 and ARM64 / aarch64 processors, and a 64-bit operating system is required.

Step 2: Preparing the System

update your system’s packages:

apt update && apt upgrade -y

Step 3: Downloading the HestiaCP Install Script

download script file:


If the download fails due to an SSL validation error, you may need to install the ca-certificates package:

apt-get update && apt-get install ca-certificates

Step 4: Running the Installation Script

Before proceeding with the installation, it is important to add A record to your Server IP. For example “

To start the install, run the script:

Install script

Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation. You have to provide some details such as your email address, panel domain during this process. Once the installation is finished Server auto reboots.

adding email address and hostname to hestiacp
installation complete

Additionally, you can generate the HestiaCP install script directly from their website. Visit

Step 5: Logging into HestiaCP


You will receive login details via email if not use the details that printed in your server terminal. to access HestiaCP.

Login page
One click apps


With HestiaCP’s user interface, quick app installation, web-based file manager, mail server capabilities, firewall, ClamAV integration, and free SSL certificates with auto-renewal, you now have a powerful CP to manage your websites. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or refer to the HestiaCP documentation available at

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