How to install webmin on ubuntu server

By | January 31, 2014

About Webmin:

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any
modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and
much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files
like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely.

Preparing your system

Open the terminal and run the following command

sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python

Now you need to download webmin deb package using the following command


Install downloaded package using the following command

root@en-01:/backups# sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.610_all.deb

Selecting previously unselected package webmin. (Reading database … 61043 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking webmin (from webmin_1.610_all.deb) … Setting up webmin (1.610) … Webmin install complete. You can now login to https://en-01:10000/ as root with your root password, or as any user who can use sudo to run commands as root. Processing triggers for ureadahead … ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot