Howto install webmin in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick meerkat

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix/. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely you can also create backups for the system and restore.

Today we  will show you how to install webmin in Ubuntu 10.10  Maverick
1- Before to install webmin we need first to install some dependencies
sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl

For libmd5-perl install it  manually :

– Download libmd5-perl


– Install libmd5-perl:

sudo dpkg -i libmd5-perl_2.03-1_all.deb

2- Now download webmin from this Link with   wget

Saving to: `webmin_1.510-2_all.deb’

100%[======================================>] 14,504,260   709K/s   in 37s     

2010-09-28 18:36:29 (379 KB/s) – `webmin_1.510-2_all.deb’ saved [14504260/14504260]

3- Install the downloaded package using the command :

sudo dpkg  -i   webmin_1.510-2_all.deb

If you got errors while installing webmin, type this command:


sudo apt-get -f install 

4- Now  restart  webmin

sudo /etc/init.d/webmin  restart   

5- To access webmin, open your browser and type :

https://localhost:10000  or https://your-ip:10000

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