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  Post #1 (permalink)   05-15-2014, 07:28 AM
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Softaculous or Fantastico

Which one is best according to you and why??
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  Post #2 (permalink)   05-15-2014, 04:24 PM
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Softaclous due to its UI, its support more script then others, easy to use
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  Post #3 (permalink)   05-15-2014, 04:48 PM
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Softaculous, definitely, that's why most hosts dropped Fantastico some time ago. Softaculous has a WHMCS integration, much more scripts to offer, and on top of that more frequent updates. Come to think of it - not sure why anyone would still willingly continue to use Fantastico
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  Post #4 (permalink)   05-16-2014, 07:39 AM
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+1 Softaclous
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  Post #5 (permalink)   05-16-2014, 09:51 AM
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+1 to Softaculous, easy to use, casual friendly script installer, nice friendly UI and great WHMCS integration

  Post #6 (permalink)   05-16-2014, 12:23 PM
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+1 Softaculous all the way! As others have said, it's easy to use, has a good UI and very frequent updates. Their support is good too, and you can also create custom hooks and scripts to include yourself. Their API is great.
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  Post #7 (permalink)   05-17-2014, 08:14 PM
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  Post #8 (permalink)   05-18-2014, 10:36 AM
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Hello, I think softaculous is great compared to fantastico. The reason is straight it is spread more and is used of millions of people. Also its license is cheaper then fantastico.

  Post #9 (permalink)   05-21-2014, 04:58 AM
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I too recommend softaculous.
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  Post #10 (permalink)   05-22-2014, 02:15 AM
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As for my experience - Softaculous is great!
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  Post #11 (permalink)   05-22-2014, 02:59 AM
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Softaculous has a lot more scripts than Fantastico. They also keep their scripts up-to-date, which is really the main reason I like it so much better than Fantastico honestly. Outdated scripts are a big no-no!
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  Post #12 (permalink)   05-22-2014, 05:27 AM
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Softaculous is definitely the way to go, fastastico and installatron lost out to Softaculous years ago, when they stopped adding more scripts.
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  Post #13 (permalink)   05-22-2014, 04:02 PM
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Yeah, Fantastico used to be the most popular, softaculous has been #1 for a while now.
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  Post #14 (permalink)   05-22-2014, 10:58 PM
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Today I was backing up a site in cPanel in one of my resellers, and after reading this thread, I noticed Fantastico was no longer in the cPanel

I never noticed it not being their anymore so I checked a few more cPanels on another host and it was not there anymore either.

Are you seeing the same thing in your cPanels?

I also remember reading several months ago that Fantastico was pretty much gone now and no updates on it anymore for a long period of time

  Post #15 (permalink)   05-22-2014, 11:54 PM
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+1 to Softaculous. It offers more scripts as well as they provide quick updates for scripts whenever a newer version available. With Fantastico, they are very slow to provide scripts update.
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