How to install Webmin on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

Installing Webmin On Ubuntu Server twelve.04 LTS

In this tutorial I’ll shown you ways to putting in webmin on ubuntu server twelve.04, There ar 2 strategies for putting in webmin. methodology 1: putting in via APT, methodology 2: putting in manually. before putting in webmin you wish to put in initial some perl-related libraries needed by webmin:

sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime openssl libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python
Method 1: putting in webmin via APT

Login as root:

sudo -i

Add the Webmin repository in your ubuntu server with following commands

cat >> /etc/apt/sources.list <<-EOF
deb sarge contrib
deb sarge contrib
Logout from root:

Import GPG key, Update the supply list then install webmin

wget && sudo apt-key add jcameron-key.asc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install webmin

Method 2: putting in Manualy

Download the newest webmin archive (this would possibly amendment in time) and select debian package


Install webmin with following command:

sudo dpkg --install webmin-current.deb
to access webmin open your browser and enter:  http://host:10000/

sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.530_all.deb 
(Reading database ... 309297 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace webmin 1.530 (using webmin_1.530_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement webmin ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of webmin:
 webmin depends on libnet-ssleay-perl; however:
  Package libnet-ssleay-perl is not installed.
 webmin depends on libauthen-pam-perl; however:
  Package libauthen-pam-perl is not installed.
 webmin depends on libio-pty-perl; however:
  Package libio-pty-perl is not installed.
 webmin depends on apt-show-versions; however:
  Package apt-show-versions is not installed.
dpkg: error processing webmin (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
Errors were encountered while processing:


sudo apt-get install libnet-ssleay-perl libio-pty-perl
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  webmin: Depends: libauthen-pam-perl but it is not going to be installed
          Depends: apt-show-versions but it is not going to be installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution)

sudo apt-get -f install 


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