Installing Webmin in Ubuntu

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Webmin is a system administration tool for Unix. It provide an web-interface to manage our administration task in Unix.

Installing Webmin in Ubuntu is easy quite simple.

Steps

1. Download the latest Webmin package for Ubuntu from http://www.webmin.com and store it in your local folder.

“wget http://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/webadmin/webmin_1.441_all.deb”

2. Navigate to the folder where you downloaded Webmin and run “sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.441_all.deb”. This will unpack the package and start the installation.

3. You might encounter library error message. When you get this error, run “sudo apt-get install -f”. This will correct all the missing library and proceed with the webmin installation.

4. Now you have a fresh new Webmin installed in your machine. To access the webmin type “https://yourhostname:10000” in your browser

Note: “yourhostname” is your servers hostname and the 10000 is the port number.

5. Default login details for Webmin uses your current ubuntu’s root username and your root password.

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