how to install Webmin on ubuntu

September 20, 2012 in Services

Install webmin on Ubuntu

what is Webmin?

Webmin is a great tool for unix system administrators. With Webmin you can easily config and manage a server from a web browser. You will be able to manage Users, Apache, mySQL, DNS, File system, Backup and many more

What you need in order to install Webmin

Since this is a web based tool you will need a web server like Apache. If you already have Apache installed please skip this step:

Ok lets install Apache.

You can install Apache2 from the Terminal by using:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install apache2

when the installation finish Apache is up and running and you can test that by point your web browser to http://localhost/

The default site will came up with a message that says “it works”.This html file is located under your local file system in folder /var/www/

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