How to Install Webmin on Debian

This article will outline the process of installing Webmin, a free hosting control panel, on a Debian Linux virtual private server. Installing Webmin on our Debian VPS Hosting or any Debian VPS is fairly straight forward. By the end of this article you will know how to install webmin on a Debian system. We also have some other great articles in our knowledgebase on securing Webmin using SPF firewalls like CSF. Installing webmin on a Debian Linux system is fairly easy.

Debian/Ubuntu Installation with APT

1. Edit the APT sources list:

# vi /etc/apt/sources.list

2. With the file open in vi, press "A" to enter editing mode, and add these lines to the file:

deb sarge contrib

deb sarge contrib

3. Save and exit the file by pressing ESC, typing :wq (colon-w-q), and pressing enter.

4. Fetch and install the proper GPG Key:

# cd /root

# wget

# apt-key add jcameron-key.asc

5. Install Webmin:

# apt-get update

# apt-get install webmin


You should now have a fully functional instance of Webmin on your Debian VPS. 

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