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This article will tell you how to install and use Webmin, a web user interface mainly used for administering servers. If you are not a sysadmin, don't run away: Webmin can also be used on a single desktop too. You may struggle to remember all the command line operations to manage, say, run levels or various daemons and prefer to do it the GUI way.
Webmin is a web based magical Graphical front end for System administration in Unix and Linux. You can manage User accounts, Printers, servers like squid, apache, dhcp, DNS and a Lot More .
For Installing Webmin in Ubuntu / Debian do the following Steps.
Install webmin in Ubuntu / Debian
Webmin a browser based program that you can use to manage a Linux server, from a remote location. It is an excellent tool for those who are making the transition from a GUI based system to the Linux command line. However, if you are going to use Webmin take a few security precautions first.
Webmin can be used to create and edit mail aliases which can be used to send mail to individuals, groups, lists or even applications. Webmin is a web based front end used for monitoring Linux servers which have no GUI.
The Webmin administration tool is a very powerful suite of web-based admin tools (for the Linux operating system) that have been around for some time. Webmin includes numerous modules covering nearly every aspect of Linux administration.
We have already discussed how to install ubuntu 8.10 LAMP server .If you are a new user and not familiar with command prompt you can install GUI for your ubuntu LAMP server using the 2 options
1) Install desktop Environment
2) Install Webmin
Today was a sad day. I found out my streaming mirror/microblog server had been cracked. They exploited webmin and set up shop. Alas, there is no one to blame but myself. This is how I believe it went down.
Linux System administration is no walk in the park. Making things a little easier is “Webmin”. While you would still need some knowledge about a Linux system and what you want to achieve, Webmin provides an easier interface.