How to install Webmin on Ubuntu Server 16.04 and how to manage it

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix/Linux. Using any browser that supports tables and forms (and Java for the File Manager module), you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and so on.

Webmin consists of a simple web server and a number of CGI programs which directly update system files like /etc/inetd.conf and /etc/passwd. The web server and all CGI programs are written in Perl version 5, and use no non-standard Perl module

First you need add Webmin official repository and make sure that all packages are up to date.

And add the following lines:

deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib
deb http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge contrib
Fetch and install the GPG key:

~$ sudo wget http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc

~$ sudo apt-key add jcameron-key.asc

Install Webmin with the following command:

Finally, we can access the Webmin panel using our web browser. Webmin uses 10000 as its default port. Type this into our URL address web browser. https://[ip-address]:10000 then login as superuser or root access privileges.

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