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Webmin is a very useful utility to help administrate a Linux machine from a browser.

 

I normally install it as soon as I have installed the base operating system (often Centos).

The steps for installation on Centos 64 bit are below (the paths may need to be changed for a different OS).

 

Steps to Install Webmin
Step Code Description
1 sudo mkdir -p /opt/sw_download/webmin Create a directory to download the software
2 sudo cd /opt/sw_download/webmin  
3 sudo yum install perl-Encode-Detect.x86_64 perl-Net-SSLeay.x86_64 Install required software for webmin (as of 1.900)
4 sudo wget http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc Download 'key' for webmin
5 sudo rpm --import jcameron-key.asc Import key
6 sudo wget https://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.900-1.noarch.rpm Download webmin
 7 sudo rpm -Uvh webmin-1.900-1.noarch.rpm

Install webmin

 

Once Webmin has been installed Open a browser and go to http://localhost:10000/