Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely.
You can install webmin for your server web interface to configure apache, mysql servers. Now we will see how to install webmin in Ubuntu 7.10.
Preparing your system
First you need to install the following packages
sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl libmd5-perl
Now download the latest webmin using the following command
Now we have webmin_1.370_all.deb package install this package using the following command
sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.370_all.deb
This will complete the installation.
Ubuntu in particular don’t allow logins by the root user by default. However, the user created at system installation time can use sudo to switch to root. Webmin will allow any user who has this sudo capability to login with full root privileges.
Now you need to open your web browser and enter the following https://your-server-ip:10000/
Now you should see similar to the following Screen.
Once you enter into the webmin you should see similar to the following screen.
If you want to configure Apache,Mysql server you need to click on Servers on your lefthand side you should many servers are ready to configure.
This is very Easy to configure most of the servers and Enjoy your new Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon LAMP Server.