Webmin is a web based administration tool to do daily admin activities.
by using this tool we can configure.
1. User management
2. Disk management such as RAID, LVM etc.
3. Disk Quotas
4. Services/Servers such as apache, DNS, PHP, Mysql etc
5. Will allow us to confgire/controll many systems through single interface(ie through a web browser).

For example you want to controle your linux machine remotly through no Linux machines such as windows or a mobile device. We can do the system admin activity through a web broswer. Some time I used to login to my linux server which is located in SJ, USA through my Sonyerricson C702 mobile phone to take backups.

Installation in Ubuntu
If you like to install and update Webmin via APT, edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file on your system and add the line :
deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib
You should also fetch and install a GPG key with which the repository is signed, with the

Commands :
cd /root
wget http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc
apt-key add jcameron-key.asc
You will now be able to install with the commands :
apt-get update
apt-get install

Installation in Redhat/Fedora
#yum install perl
#yum install webmin

After installation webmin server will work on localhost at 10000 port, which is
default port for webmin.

To access webmin through your browser

Why a unix admin should know about Webmin?
Ans :
Webmin is a one stop to administer your machine we can manage allmost all the servers, disk management, user management etc. Which is supported on different operating systems, recently it is supporting Windows too(with limitations) .

Which are the operating systems we can install webmin to administer the system?
Ans :
Bcz it is supported in many unix and linux flavors such as
1. Redhat, Fedora, SuSE and Mandrake through RPM packages
2. Debian and Ubuntu through .deb packages
3. HPUX, FreeBSD and Slackware Linux through source code(eg: .tar.gz and .tar.bz)

4. MS Windows through exe

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