How To Install Webmin on Ubuntu 20.04

What is Webmin

Webmin is a program that simplifies the process of managing a Linux or UNIX system. Traditionally, you have needed to manually edit configuration files and run commands to create accounts, set up web servers, or manage email forwarding. Webmin now lets you perform these tasks through an easy-to-use web interface, and automatically updates all of the required configuration files for you. This makes the job of administering your system much easier.

Webmin lets you configure almost all of the common services and popular servers on UNIX systems using a simple web interface.

Install Webmin

Step 1 : Install the dependencies:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget

Step 2 : Next, Add the Webmin PGP key using the following

wget http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc
sudo apt-key add jcameron-key.asc

Step 3 : Enable the Webmin repository

sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib"

Step 4 : Install Webmin on Ubuntu

sudo apt install webmin

Step 2 : To install, run the following command as root:

Access Webmin

Step 1 : You will be able to login to Webmin immediately. Open a web browser, and go to the URL https://your_server_ip:10000/

Step 2 : You should be able to login as root, using the same password as the root UNIX user on your Linux system

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