Saturday, July 11, 2009

How to Install Web Based System Administration Tool : Webmin in Ubuntu9.04 / Debian

Webmin is a web based magical Graphical front end for System administration in Unix and Linux. You can manage User accounts, Printers, servers like squid, apache, dhcp, DNS and a Lot More .
For Installing Webmin in Ubuntu / Debian do the following Steps.

First You have to install the following dependencies

$ sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl libmd5-perl

Now you can download deb Package and install it
deb package is available here

After down loading deb file you can install it using

$ sudo dpkg --install webmin_1.480_all.deb

After Installation webmin can be run using a Firefox

Open firefox and type the following in address bar (Not http:// it is https://)

Now it will ask for some Security certificate issues, You can blindly give anything if you are not in a critical system.

Now webmin ask for username and password you can use your Linux username and password.

Official Website of webmin

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