Installing and Using Webmin in Ubuntu Linux – Web-based System Administration

Webmin is Web-based tool for making System Administration in Linux easier not editing those codes and config files all the time. I am a great fan of this tool because I’ve used it and it helped me alot especially in config files, this tool is also light and doesn’t need much RAM memory to run. It is written in Perl and runs it’s on server also written in Perl using it’s own self-signed SSL certificates.

What can Webmin do?

  • Linux User Management
  • Web Server Administration (Apache & Nginx)
  • System Monitor
  • Cron Jobs (Database backups, File System backup, Auto checking & installation of upgrades etc)
  • Mail Server, SSH Management
  • PHP ini configuration and lots more!

Installing Webmin

Download Webmin for Ubuntu and install with

$ sudo dpkg -i webmin*.deb

When installation is done, port 1000 is the default port. Load http://yourhostname:1000 and accept certificates because they are self signed.

Done! 🙂