Webmin is modern and open-source web hosting control panel for easy Linux server administering. Using, webmin you can manage user accounts, groups, disk quotas, configure DNS settings, email and database server, and change settings for common packages. In simple word, with Webmin, you can configure almost every aspect of the system. In this tutorial we will help you to install Webmin on Debian 10 Buster system.
Webmin is very straightforward to use and a lightweight application. It can be easily install on the system within a minute. It removes all the manual tasks to be done through command lines. In this article we will use APT to install Webmin, you may also download Webmin packages directly and install in system.
Before start installation, make sure you are login in as root or user with sudo access.
Step 1 – Install Dependencies
At first, update the package index and install dependencies.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget
Step 2 – Enable Webmin Repository
Now import the Webmin GPG key using the following wget command and enable the Webmin repository:
wget -q http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib"
Step 3 – Install Latest Webmin
Once the repository enabled, install the webmin package by executing below command:
sudo apt update && sudo apt install webmin
It will show output something like this:
Webmin install complete. You can now login to https://localhost:10000/ as root with your root password, or as any user who can use sudo to run commands as root.
Webmin service will start automatically.
Step 4 – Access Webmin
At this stage Webmin is installed on your server. By default, Webmin run on port
10000, launch your web browser and type your server’s hostname name or public IP address followed by the Webmin port
You will be promted for user credentials enter root or your user login with the password to access Webmin. On successful login, you will be redirect to dashboard and you can control your server now.
That’s it! webmin is successfully installed on your Debian 10 system.
Webmin is very easy to use and a lightweight web-based application that allows you to manage Linux servers. In this article, we show you step wise how to install Webmin on Debian 10 Buster. To get more information about Webmin go through official Webmin documentation page.
If you have face any issue while installing, feel free to leave a comment below.