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Webmin 1.660 Released: Installation and Upgrade

Webmin provides a webui for system administration for Unix based systems. It makes managing Apache, MySQL, NFS, SAMBA, and many other aspects of a Linux server available through an awesome web interface. Learning Webmin can quickly become an asset to system administrators. This post introduces the recently released Webmin 1.660 update.

Webmin 1.660

What’s New in Webmin 1.660

Webmin 1.660 is a bugfix release containing the following fixes to improve operation:

  • More German translation updates thanks to Raymond Vetter, Catalan from Jaume Badiella, and Norwegian updates from Stein-Aksel Basma.
  • Two-factor authentication support using either Google Authenticator (TOTP) or Authy.
  • Added an option to use perfect forward secret ciphers for SSL, which protects traffic even if the Webmin private key is compromised.
  • Added limits on output size and command run-time in the Command Shell module.

The complete changelog for Webmin 1.660 can be found here.

Installation and Configuration Instructions

Ubuntu Installation
Install Webmin Modules

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Upgrade Instructions

If you followed our installation guide for Ubuntu, then you can upgrade to Webmin 1.660 using the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

That’s it. Enjoy administering your server using Webmin’s web interface.


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Anand is a self-learned computer enthusiast, a part-time blogger, and a Food Scientist by career. He has been blogging since 2010 on Linux, Ubuntu, Home/Media/File Servers, Smart Home Automation, and related HOW-TOs on htpcbeginner.com and smarthomebeginner.com.