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January 29, 2014

WEBMIN Tips

Filed under: Linux Related — Tags: , , — Syed Jahanzaib / Pinochio~:) @ 1:56 PM

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If your webmin account is locked out due to too many wrong attempts, then simply wait at least 10-15 minutes, or issue following commands to login quickly.

/etc/init.d/webmin restart

If you are unable to login with the root id  on webmin

use following.

cd /usr/share/webmin
./changepass.pl /etc/webmin/ root newrootpassword

WEBMIN installation in Ubuntu using apt-get

I assumed that you have installed and configure your Linux box (preferably Ubuntu, but any flavor can do the job, this is the main quality of Linux OS :)~ To install Webmin , first add its repositories to sources.list, to do this first open sources.list


nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Now paste the following lines in the end of this file.

deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib
deb http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge contrib
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner

Save & Exit.

Now update apt-get and install webmin using


apt-get update
apt-get install webmin

It will take some time to install webmin depend on your internet connection (usually less then 10 minutes) , afterward you can access it using

https://yourlinuxboxip:10000

(TIP: you can change the webmin port by editing in /etc/webmin/miniserv.conf and change the port number to any port you like, for example 443 or 1234)

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