Webmin is a web based interface for system administration for Linux. It is very convenient for system administration of commonly used services like Apache, DNS , SMTP, file sharing etc. Webmin consists of simple webserver and a number of CGI programs written in perl language. Hence before installing Webmin we have to prepare Ubuntu by installing perl and its associated libraries. To install the required perl packages, type the following command in the terminal,

sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl libmd5-perl

after installing required perl packages download Webmin package with following command,

wget -c http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin_1.441_all.deb

Next install this downloaded package of Webmin with following command,

sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.441_all.deb

Now you can start using Webmin by typing a following URL in your web browser,



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