How to install webmin on Debian 4, 5, 6 – Step by step procedure

It’s quit similar to Webmin installation on Ubuntu. We have already discussed about the webmin control panel in different way. Here I am explaining the installation steps in different way for your server which has Debian as OS.

Method I : apt-get 🙂
In this, you can install the Webmin by using the Webmin APT repository.

Step 1 : Login to your server as root
Step 2 : Add repository details,
Open the source list file with your favorite file editor,

# vi /etc/apt/sources.list

And append the following to this file,

deb sarge contrib
deb sarge contrib

Step 3 : Fetch and install the GPG key:
Do follow this steps,

cd /root
apt-key add jcameron-key.asc

Step 4 : Installation,
Now, you are able to install the Webmin control panel on your Debian server by using the apt-get command.

apt-get update
apt-get install webmin


Method II : Choose this method, if you are using the Debian version.

Step I : Dependencies,
Install the following dependencies,

apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python

Step II : Download Debian Webmin,


Step III : Installation,

dpkg --install webmin_1.670_all.deb

That’s it.

Then, access the control panel using the default port ‘10000’ followed by your server IP address. Disable the SSL, if you get any error like “Bad Request This web server is running in SSL mode”, click here for a solution Bad Request


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