How to Install Webmin on Ubuntu

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Webmin is a web-based system administration tool for Unix-like systems. It provides an easy alternative to command line system administration and can be used to manage various aspects of a system, such as users and services, through the use of the provided Webmin modules. If you want to manage your own server but you are uncomfortable with the command line, Webmin is a good tool to help you get started.

Step 1:

On your server, open the sources.list file in your favorite text editor.

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Step 2:

Now press Ctrl-W Then Ctrl-V to navigate to the end of the file, then add the following lines to the file:

deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib

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

Step 3:

Update apt-get’s package lists

sudo apt-get update

Step 4:

Install Webmin

sudo apt-get install webmin

Step 5:

Login to the Webmin

https://server_IP_address:10000

Ubuntu Basics – How to Set A Static IP

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This tutorial explains how to set a static IP on an Ubuntu system from the command line.

Step 1:

sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces

Step 2:

If DHCP has configured, you will see

auto lo eth0

iface lo inet loopback

iface eth0 inet dynamic

Step 3:

Change dynamic value to static and keep adding Values shown in Step 4

Step 4:

auto lo eth0

iface lo inet loopback

iface eth0 inet static

address 192.168.1.2

netmask 255.255.255.0

gateway 192.168.1.1

dns-nameservers 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4

Step 5:

After saving the changes, Restart the Network service or Restart the OS if required

sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart

OR

Sudo shutdown -r 00