Installing Usermin on Debian
If you are using the Debian package version of Usermin, first download the file and then run the command :
dpkg --install usermin_1.440_all.deb
The install will be done automatically
to /usr/share/usermin. You should now be able to
login at http://localhost:20000 as any user on your system.
If Debian complains about missing dependencies, you can install them
with the command :
apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl libmd5-perl
If you are installing on Ubuntu and the apt-get command reports that some of the packages cannot be found, edit /etc/apt/sources.list and make sure the lines ending with universe are not
If you want to connect from a remote server and your system has a firewall installed, see this page for instructions on how to open up port 20000.
Using the Usermin APT repository
If you like to install and update Usermin via APT, edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file on your system and add the line :
deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib
You will now be able to install with the command :
All dependencies should be resolved automatically.
apt-get install usermin
Supported Debian-based Distributions
Usermin has been tested on all regular Debian releases, Ubuntu Linux, and derivatives like Xandros and APLINUX.