Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely.
We have already discussed how to install ubuntu 12.04 LAMP server now we will install webmin for easy ubuntu server administartion
Preparing your system
Open the terminal and run the following command
sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python
Now you need to dpwnload webmin deb package using the following command
Install downloaded package using the following command
sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.580_all.deb
This will install webmin now you need to access https://ubuntu-serverip:10000
Ubuntu in particular don’t allow logins by the root user by default. However, the user created at system installation time can use sudo to switch to root. Webmin will allow any user who has this sudo capability to login with full root privileges.
Once you logged in you should see similar to the following screen