Install Webmin via apt-get on Ubuntu Server 12.04

Firstly we need to establish what kind of network scenario you have. If you are going out to the internet via a proxy server, start from point number 1, else you can start on point 2.

1: Open /etc/environment using vi (or your editor of choice), and add the following:


If your proxy requires authentication, you can include a global username and password like this:

2: Edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file on your system and add the lines :

deb sarge contrib
deb sarge contrib

3: Fetch and install the GPG key with which the repository is signed, with the commands :

cd /root
apt-key add jcameron-key.asc

If you get a Permission Denied error when accessing the /root directory, do the following:

sudo -s

cd /root

4: You will now be able to install with the commands: 

apt-get update
apt-get install webmin

All dependencies should be resolved automatically.


About Abner Udali

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