Install webmin on debian 7.6 (wheezy)

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Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. 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 modules.

Install webmin on debian 7.6 (wheezy)

If you like to install and update Webmin via APT, edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file on your system

#vi /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the following lines

deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib
deb http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge contrib

Save and exit the file

You should also fetch and install my GPG key with which the repository is signed, with the commands

#cd /root

#wget http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc

#apt-key add jcameron-key.asc

Update the source list using the following command

#apt-get update

#apt-get install webmin

All dependencies should be resolved automatically.

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3 thoughts on “Install webmin on debian 7.6 (wheezy)

  1. I have been going around in circles, latest Debian. This method still fails to find libauthen-pam-perl

    Have done all the usual stuff, like apt-get -f install etc etc

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