@forums no, because cPanel is built for shared hosting services. NodeBB doesn't work with those services.
We are working on making installs easier, but it won't involve cPanel.
I'm doing an install of nodebb v1.4.3 on a clean new Ubuntu 16.04 server and following the instructions from:
The instructions seem to be evolving nicely, but I ran into an error with he npm dependency installation:
$ sudo npm install --production npm WARN deprecated [email protected]: Please upgrade to 2.2.19 or higher npm WARN deprecated [email protected]: wrench.js is deprecated! You should check out fs-extra (https://github.com/jprichardson/node-fs-extra) for any operations you were using wrench for. Thanks for all the usage over the years. Killed ...] | extract:passport-local: sill gunzTarPerm extractEntry less/bootstrap-rtl/pager-rtl.less $ sudo ./nodebb setup NodeBB could not be started because it's dependencies have not been installed. Please ensure that you have executed "npm install --production" prior to running NodeBB. For more information, please see: https://docs.nodebb.org/en/latest/installing/os.html Could not start: MODULE_NOT_FOUND
Never mind, it was a simple memory issue that was causing npm install to die.
Fixed with these instructions: