How to Install Webmin on CentOS/Fedora/Ubuntu/Debian



About Webmin

Webmin is a web-based system configuration tool for Unix-like systems, although recent versions can also be installed and run on Windows. With it, it is possible to configure operating system internals, such as users, disk quotas, services or configuration files, as well as modify and control open source apps, such as the Apache HTTP Server, PHP or MySQL.



Install Webmin on CentOS/Fedora

1. Login to your server via SSH (use SSH clients like Putty).
2. Type in yum -y install perl perl-Net-SSLeay openssl perl-IO-Tty and hit enter.
3. Type in rpm -Uvh http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.791/webmin-1.791-1.noarch.rpm  and hit enter.

4. All done, you can now login to Webmin via the link that is provided and the root details (username root and your root password).



Install Webmin on Ubuntu/Debian

1. Login to your server via SSH (use SSH clients like Putty).
2. Type in wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.791/webmin_1.791_all.deb and hit enter.
3. Type in dpkg --install webmin_1.791_all.deb and hit enter.

4. All done, you can now login to Webmin via the link that is provided with the root details (username root and your root password).




How to Access Webmin

Webmin by default listens on port 10000 on all Linux distributions. Open up your web browser and point it to https://example.com:10000 , enter ‘root‘ as username and your root password and you are ready to go. After you login, we recommend you update Webmin to the latest available version.
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