How to install Webmin on Debian 8.8 Jessie

Debian Tutorial – Hello Debian users, today we will show you how to install Webmin on Debian 8.8 Server. Webmin is a web based administration tool to manage your Linux server. The new Webmin 1.840 is now available with┬ámany interesting features.

Webmin 1.840 Features:

  • New fresh and modern design
  • Fast, easy to use with categorized menu

Installing Webmin on Debian 8.8 is very easy. Please follow these steps to install Webmin on Debian.

Steps to install Webmin on Debian 8.8 Jessie

Step 1. Download Webmin package

In Terminal, execute this command to get the latest Webmin DEB package.

wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin_1.840_all.deb

Step 2. Install required packages

Now we need to install some additional packages

apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python

In some cases you will get the following error

root@debian-512mb-sgp1-01:~# apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
libnet-ssleay-perl is already the newest version.
libnet-ssleay-perl set to manually installed.
openssl is already the newest version.
openssl set to manually installed.
libpam-runtime is already the newest version.
perl is already the newest version.
python is already the newest version.
You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 apt-show-versions : Depends: libapt-pkg-perl (>= 0.1.21) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).

Fix it using this command below

apt-get -f install

Step 3. Install Webmin

Now we can start installing webmin

dpkg --install webmin_1.840_all.deb

Access Webmin via Web Browser

Now open a web browser from other computer and type the Debian server IP address with the following format

https://your-server-ip-address:10000

In case you see the privacy error, click show advanced and proceed to your server.

install webmin on debian 8

You should see the login page as follow

webmin on debian login page

And viola, happy administering your server via Webmin

webmin on debian 8

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