How to install DirectAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04

How to install DirectAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04

In this tutorial I will show you, how to install DirectAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04 server.

Webmin is a free control Panel for managing VPS. Webmin is a web based interface which is used to manage VPS web hosting server. With the help of webmin you can setup user account, apache, dns and file sharing and other actions. Webmin is very suitable for beginners who do not know much about the unix or linux command line.

The installation is pretty easy, but before we start installing Webmin, you’ll need to update your server:

sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y

Then, if you don’t already have them installed, install nano and wget with the following command:

sudo apt-get install wget nano

Now, onto our Webmin installation.

We’ll be using the DEB repository to install Webmin.

First, open the apt sources list:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

and add the following line at the bottom of the file:

deb sarge contrib

Next, add the Webmin key with the following commands:

sudo apt-key add jcameron-key.asc

Update the package list again so it includes the Webmin package:

sudo apt-get update

And now you can finally install Webmin with:

sudo apt-get install webmin

The installation should take a few minutes. After it’s done, you can access webmin by using your IP address and port 10000:


You can login with the username ‘root’ and your root password. You can change all these settings later on.

That’s it. We’re all done.

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