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How To Install Webmin on Ubuntu 16.04


Sep, 16

Webmin is a web-based system administration tool for Unix-like systems. It provides an easy alternative to command line system administration and can be used to manage various aspects of a system, such as users and services, through the use of the provided Webmin modules. If you want to manage your own Dedicated Server or VPS Server but you are uncomfortable with the command line, Webmin is a good tool to help you get started.

Install Webmin on Ubuntu 16.04

First you need add Webmin official repository and make sure that all packages are up to date

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

And add the following lines:

deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib
deb http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge contrib

Fetch and install the GPG key:

sudo wget http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc
sudo apt-key add jcameron-key.asc

Installing Webmin

Install Webmin with the following command:

apt-get update
apt-get install webmin -y

Now, allow the Webmin default port via a firewall:

sudo ufw allow 10000

Access Webmin

Webmin Login Port

Finaly, we can access the webmin panel using our web browser. Webmin use 10000 as its default port. Type this into our URL address web browser. https://ip-address:10000 then login as super user or root access priviliges. If you are using a firewall, please open port 80 and 10000 to enable access to the control panel. Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Webmin.  

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