Monday, 24 June 2013

Ubuntu Server: Install Webmin In LAMP Server

Webmin is a user friendly and lightweight web-based interface for system administration for linux/unix. running on any browser that supports tables and forms (and Java for the File Manager module). webmin allows you to Managing and configure user accounts, Web server, DNS server,Squid server,DHCP server file sharing etc.
Webmin consists of a simple web server, and a number of CGI programs which directly update system files like /etc/inetd.conf and /etc/passwd. The web server and all CGI programs are written in Perl version 5, and use no non-standard Perl modules

Installing Webmin On Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

In this tutorial I’ll shown you how to installing webmin on ubuntu server 12.04, There are two methods for installing webmin. method 1: installing via APT, method 2: Installing manually. before installing webmin You need to install first some perl-related libraries required by webmin:
sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime openssl libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python

Method 1: Installing webmin via APT

Login as root:
sudo -i
Add the Webmin repository in your ubuntu server with following commands
cat >> /etc/apt/sources.list <<-EOF
deb sarge contrib
deb sarge contrib
Logout from root:
Import GPG key, Update the source list then install webmin
wget && sudo apt-key add jcameron-key.asc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install webmin

Method 2: Installing Manualy

Download the latest webmin archive (this might change in time) and choose debian package
Install webmin with following command:
sudo dpkg --install webmin-current.deb
to access webmin open your browser and enter:  http://host:10000/

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