box is a homegrown application that will help you install applications on your server and manage their services.
In order to use the installer and management functions on your slot, you'll need to use the included management script:
box has several functions, which we'll go over here:
- panel fix-disk
box is considered a complete box management script, its functions require root/sudo permissions to execute. The guide will assume that you're either a root user or prefixing the commands with
When run alone, box will start a graphical user interface with install and remove functions similar to the initial setup.
The function of help is basic: provide you usage details on how to use box and the commands available to you.
The function used to install applications from the server. If you need help with specific commands, they are available on the application sub-pages here. You can specify as many applications is you like here.
box install rtorrent deluge
The function used to remove applications from the server. If you need help with specific commands, they are available on the application sub-pages here. You can specify as many applications is you like here.
box remove rtorrent deluge
This function can be used to update your swizzin repository. There are a number of update scripts that trigger each time this command is called -- these will typically help fix issues or upgrade your current installation to a new method of handling the application in question.
This function can be used to upgrade a specific application to a newer version or recompile an application which was compiled during install. Only selected applications have upgrade scripts. You can check which scripts have
upgrade components by looking in the
/etc/swizzin/scripts/upgrade directory. Call them directly by name.
box upgrade nginx
The function used to add a secondary user to your server. Please note, only the master user has access to a significant portion of the included applications
box adduser faithfulfriend
The function used to remove a user from your server. All of the user's data will be destroyed, please use with caution.
box deluser exgirlfriend
Use this command when you'd like to change your password.
chpasswd will change the password for SSH, FTP, HTTP and Deluge. You must specify a username as well.
box chpasswd forgetfulfriend
Use this function to change your quota directory from root to home. This fixes a potentially incorrect disk reporting in the panel. The command accepts two options:
box panel fix-disk home
This function lists the applications currently available for installation and a quick description of the application.