Install Webmin 1.790 Web based system management GUI on Linux

Webmin is a Free, open-source web-based system configuration tool which provides easy to use interface for Linux & windows based system. You can setup user accounts, install LAMP services such as Apache, MySQL, PHP, DNS, file sharing and more easily via Webmin interface which will help to run the hosting environment smoothly without headache. Webmin Written in Perl Language and the default TCP port is 10000, its uses OpenSSL for Communication. Almost all the functionality built around modules, so we can easily install any modules which is available currently. The latest version of Webmin .790 released on March 06, 2016.

I have tested on CentOS 7.2 (Server) and i believe the same procedure will suitable for other Distro also such as RHEL, CentOS, Fedora and Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint & openSUSE.

1) Install Webmin in RHEL/CentOS/Fedora

We can easily install Webmin by adding Webmin official Repo to RHEL/CentOS/Fedora.

# Adding Webmin Repo to RHEL/CentOS/Fedora #
# nano /etc/yum.repos.d/webmin.repo
[Webmin]
name=Webmin Distribution Neutral
baseurl=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc

# Install Webmin to RHEL/CentOS/Fedora #
# yum -y install webmin

# Install Webmin to Fedora 22 & later #
# dnf -y install webmin

2) Install Webmin in openSUSE

We can easily install Webmin by adding Webmin official Repo to openSUSE.

# Adding Webmin Repo to openSUSE #
# nano /etc/zypp/repos.d/webmin.repo
[Webmin]
name=Webmin Distribution Neutral
baseurl=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum
enabled=1

# Import Webmin Key #
# rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc

# Prerequiests #
# zypper -y install install openssl openssl-devel perl perl-Net-SSLeay perl-Crypt-SSLeay

# Install Webmin to openSUSE #
# zypper -y install webmin

3) Install Webmin in Ubuntu/Mint/Debian

We can easily install Webmin by adding Webmin official Repo to Ubuntu/Mint/Debian.

# Adding Webmin Repo to Ubuntu/Mint/Debian #
$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/webmin.list'

# Import Webmin Key #
# wget -qO - http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc | sudo apt-key add -

# Update Repository Index #
$ sudo apt-get update

# Install Webmin to Ubuntu/Mint/Debian #
$ sudo apt-get install webmin

2) Access Webmin Interface

Navigate your browser to https://ServerIP:10000 which will launch Webmin login page and Enter login details (User Name : root & Password : root password of server), then hit Login button to Launch Webmin Dashboard.
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Webmin System Information ScreenShot.
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Webmin Configuration ScreenShot.
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For more details, Read the Webmin Official Documentation.
For Webmin Change Log.

Magesh Maruthamuthu

Love to play with all Linux distribution

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