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Webmin 1.710 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 1.710 update.

Webmin 1.710

What’s New in Webmin 1.710

Webmin 1.710 is a bugfix release containing the following fixes to improve operation:

  • Added additional protection against the Shellshock bug, for systems where bash is still vulnerable.
  • Added the iSCSI TGTd module, for configuring the iSCSI server seen on CentOS and Redhat Enterprise 6 and above.
  • More German translation updates thanks to Raymond Vetter, and Catalan from Jaume Badiella.
  • Added support for the FreeBSD pkgng binary package repository as an alternative to ports.

The complete changelog for Webmin 1.710 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 1.710 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

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, XBMC, and related HOW-TOs (read more).

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