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Webmin 1.670 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 1.670 update.

Webmin 1.670

What’s New in Webmin 1.670

Webmin 1.670 is a bugfix release containing the following fixes to improve operation:

  • More German translation updates thanks to Raymond Vetter, Catalan from Jaume Badiella, Norwegian updates from Stein-Aksel Basma and Bahasa Malaysia from Nawawi Jamili, Nizam Adnan and Weldan Jamili.
  • Updated the Webmin Users, Webmin Configuration and Squid modules to use the standard UI library for a more consistent and themable UI.
  • Added binary slave zone support and invalid chroot detection to the BIND module.
  • Made the flow in the Disk Quotas module for enabling quotas from scratch simpler.
  • Fixed FTP transfers to support IPv6-only servers, and added IPv6 network size support to Webmin’s address-based access control.
  • Added filtering for lists in the user, group and file chooser popups, thanks to a patch from Nawawi Jamili.
  • Added support for rolling back LVM snapshots, thanks to a patch from Caspar Smit.
  • Updated the Perl code in multiple modules to be strict and warnings compliant, to better detect bugs.

The complete changelog for Webmin 1.670 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 1.670 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.

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