How to install Webmin on Ubuntu 12.04

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Linux/Unix. You can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS,DHCP, file sharing and much more by using any modern web browser.

First, we need to install the dependencies with the command:

sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime 

openssllibio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python

Now, we need to download the Webmin deb package from Sourceforge (I download it  in /tmp directory):


Then just run the command :

sudo dpkg --install webmin_1.580_all.deb

Webmin is installed now and you will be able to access it via a browser using, https://server-ip:10000. In my case it is,https://tendo:10000.

(It will show you the security warning, just accept it)

Enter your Username and Password that you use for login on to your server.

After login, Webmin main page will show you the summary of your server:

Hope this will help you!

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3 responses to “How to install Webmin on Ubuntu 12.04

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  2. Nick Buttery September 21, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    When I try and login using my normal admin account (the account you have to make when installing ubuntu) it says login failed please try again. Am I trying to login using the wrong account or am I missing something??

    • rbgeek September 22, 2012 at 12:40 am

      Nick, enable the root account on your ubuntu server and then access your server through webmin using root account and tell me that it work or not?

      Note: To enable the root account, use this command:

      sudo passwd root

      (enter the password twice)

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