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Webmin Administrator's Cookbook by Michał Karzyński

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Installing Webmin on a Debian-based system

Installing Webmin on a Debian-based system, such as Ubuntu or Linux Mint, is easy because we can rely on the excellent package management system called Advanced Packaging Tool (APT). APT resolves and installs dependencies automatically and also ensures that Webmin will be updated automatically when you perform a system update.

How to do it...

To install Webmin, perform the following steps:

  1. Webmin is not part of the standard Debian package repository, so your first step will be to add the URL of Webmin's repository to your package sources file. Open the /etc/apt/sources.list file in a text editor and add the following lines to it:
    deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib deb http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository ...

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