In this tutorial, we will learn how to install the Webmin control panel on Ubuntu 22.04
Webmin is a powerful and flexible web-based server management control panel for UNIX-like users. It allows Webmin to configure operating system internals e.g users, configuration files, disk quotas, etc. Webmin removes the need to edit Unix configuration files manually and lets you manage the system remotely or via console.
Install Webmin on Ubuntu 22.04
Let’s install Webmin via Ubuntu apt repository. First, update your system in order to make them up to date.
sudo apt update && apt upgrade
To install Webmin via apt repository, we need to edit the
/etc/apt/sources.list file and add the following line
deb https://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib
sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list
Secondly, let’s add GPG key with which the repository is signed.
wget https://download.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc apt-key add jcameron-key.asc
Third, we need to update our system repositories again for the changes to be effected.
sudo apt update
Finally, install the Webmin with the following command.
sudo apt install webmin -y
You should be in a position to see an output like this
The following additional packages will be installed: libauthen-pam-perl libio-pty-perl libnet-ssleay-perl perl-openssl-defaults unzip Suggested packages: zip The following NEW packages will be installed: libauthen-pam-perl libio-pty-perl libnet-ssleay-perl perl-openssl-defaults unzip webmin 0 upgraded, 6 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded. Need to get 29.0 MB of archives. After this operation, 305 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
To know that the Webmin was installed correctly, check the version with the following command.
webmin -v 2.000
Having successfully installed Webmin, let’s now go to the browser and see the Webmin in action.
The username is the root and the password is the root user password.
You should be in a position to see a dashboard like this.