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Geek Panel is the easiest to use control panel.

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Stability

Geek Panel avoids downtime by automatically recovering from crashes.

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Operating systems supported by Geek Panel are listed in the table below.
OS Versions
AlmaLinux Recommended 8.x (64 bit)
Rocky Linux 8.x (64 bit)
CentOS 7.x (64 bit), 8.x (64 bit)
CentOS Stream 8.x (64 bit)
Fedora 33 (64 bit), 34 (64 bit)
Debian 11.x (64 bit)
Ubuntu Not Recommended 19.x (64 bit), 20.x (64 bit), 21.x (64 bit)
We suggest a simple partition structure of:
Partition Size
/boot 500 MB
swap For < 2GB of RAM: 2 x RAM, for 2GB - 8GB of RAM: equal to the amount of RAM, for > 8GB of RAM: at least 4GB
/ Rest of drive
Geek Panel Demo:
https://demo.geekpanel.com/gp
Install Geek Panel via command line:
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Any questions? Here are our answers.

How to Restore Full cPanel Backup via Geek Panel?
The first method is to restore the full cPanel backup via Geek Panel. Of course, in order to be able to restore the backup using this method you need to have root access to Geek Panel which is listening on port 2020. So if your domain is example.com, you can access Geek Panel via web browser at http://example.com:2020.
Once you log in to Geek Panel, navigate to Backups and then select Restore a Full Backup. This Geek Panel feature will allow you to restore specific backup with File.
To restore with file, you must upload the full cPanel backup file to the following directory:
/backup

Restore Full cPanel Backup via command line. Yes, this is another method which some server admins find much easier than the first one. For this method you need to have SSH access to the server. Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/restore example
Of course, you need to replace example with the actual cPanel username or filename.tar.gz for the account you want to restore. Also, make sure that the full cPanel backup is properly uploaded in the /backup directory on your server before starting the restoration process.
How to transfer Geek Panel accounts from one server to another Geek Panel server?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/backup all full scp RemoteIP root RemotePassword /backup
How to copy Geek Panel backup file from one server to another Geek Panel server?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/scp filename.tar.gz RemoteIP RemotePassword
How to Copy Database from Current Server to Another?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/copydatabase DatabaseName RemoteIP RemotePassword
How to Copy Database Table from Current Server to Another?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/copytable DatabaseName TableName RemoteIP RemotePassword
How to Convert Database from MyISAM to InnoDB?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/myisam2innodb DatabaseName
How to Convert Table from MyISAM to InnoDB?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/myisam2innodb DatabaseName TableName
How do I switch between NGINX and Apache web server?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
Switch to NGINX:
/gp/nginx
Switch to Apache:
/gp/apache
How to Install an SSL Certificate on a Domain?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
No Redirect:
/gp/ssl domain.com

Force HTTPS Redirection:
/gp/ssl domain.com y
How to Install an SSL Certificate for all domains?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
No Redirect:
/gp/ssl all

Force HTTPS Redirection:
/gp/ssl all y
How do I force a new SSL certificate?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
No Redirect:
/gp/ssl domain.com --force

Force HTTPS Redirection:
/gp/ssl domain.com y --force
How to install PHP 7.1 and PHP 7.2 and all neccessary extensions?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/installphp 7.1
/gp/installphp 7.2
How to set Default PHP Version in bbPnale?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/defaultphp 7.4
php -v
How to Solve 502 Bad Gateway Issues?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/help
How to Increase Websites Speed?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/resolver OpenDNS
Slow performance after securing websites with Lets Encrypt SSL
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/resolver
or
/gp/resolver OpenDNS
or
/gp/resolver Cloudflare
How do I access my webmail?
Steps for logging into webmail
  1. Visit example.com/webmail. Be sure to replace example.com with your actual domain name.
  2. Choose Roundcube or Horde or RainLoop or SquirrelMail as your default client.
  3. Enter your username and password, and then click login. User Name: Enter your full email address, all lower case.
  4. You should now be logged in!
How to change default SMTP port (25) in Geek Panel?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/smtp 26

How do I get back to default settings?
/gp/smtp 25
How do I Update Roundcube?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/roundcube

How to Downgrade Roundcube?
/gp/roundcube 1.3.9
How to install Horde Webmail?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/horde
How to completely remove Horde webmail?
/gp/horde remove
How to Install SquirrelMail on Geek Panel?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/squirrelmail
How to set limitations for outgoing email?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/smtplimit 30

30 emails per hour / user
How To Get Emails Delivered to Inbox?
To send emails and avoid them being classified as spam
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/inbox
How to detect which account is sending spam?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/mailq now (Current Spam)
Or
/gp/spam now (History Spam)
Or
/gp/spam Find What
How to Install ionCube Loader in Geek Panel?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/ioncube
How to Install Geek Panel on Google Compute Engine (GCP)?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
Change the root password:
sudo passwd
Login as root:
su
Start Install Geek Panel:
curl -o latest -L https://download.geekpanel.com && chmod +x latest && ./latest
How to Install Gdown in Geek Panel?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/gdown

How to download a folder from google drive using terminal?
gdown --folder --id <folder_id>

How to download a file from google drive using terminal?
gdown --id <file_id>
How do I set up nameservers?
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/nameservers ns1.domain.com ns2.domain.com
What does resetting a DNS zone do?
If you add/delete DNS records and want to revert back to the original DNS, you can Reset the DNS Zone. This will remove all your custom DNS records and create the standard records for your domain.

How to Reset a DNS Zone in Geek Panel?
To reset zone for a domain
/gp/zone domain.com reset

To reset zone for all domains
/gp/zone all reset
How do I upload files to my website?
You must either use FTP (file transfer protocol) client (Download Geek Panel-FTP), or upload via our File Manager located in your members' area. www is the only folder of which content is accessible to the browser, therefore all your website content must be uploaded there.

Also, there must be a file named index.htm, index.html or index.php inside www directory for site to be working properly.
How to Rebuild the Apache Configuration?
To rebuild the Apache configuration file, run the following command as root:
/gp/conf
Detecting and Resolving Server Problems
Connect to your Linux server via SSH and run the following command as root:
/gp/help


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