Swat no longer installable!
prescor at digirom.potsdam.edu
Fri Nov 26 15:22:23 GMT 2004
From the webmin FAQ located at http://webmin.com/faq.html :
How do I change my Webmin password if I can't login?
Included with the Webmin distribution is a program called
changepass.pl to solve precisely this problem. Assuming you have
installed Webmin in /usr/local/webmin-1.170, you could change the
password of the admin user to foo by running
/usr/local/webmin-1.170/changepass.pl /etc/webmin admin foo
At 11:14 AM -0700 11/25/04, zer0halo scribbled:
>Thanks, Dave. That solved my webmin problem.
>Still no swat though :-(
>On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 12:10:39 -0500, dave <dave at rodrig.com> wrote:
>> I don't have much to offer on your swat problem, but I think I can help
>> you log into webmin.
>> Check what root's password has been set to in
>> /etc/webmin/miniserv.users.... if you set root's password after
>> installing webmin, it may still be set to 'root:*', which is what mine
>> looked like.
>> At installation, webmin copies root's password from /etc/shadow to
>> /etc/webmin/miniserv.users. I simply copied the second field from my
>> user's /etc/shadow entry (the hashed password) to root's miniserv.users
>> entry and now I can log into webmin.
>> good luck
>> zer0halo wrote:
>> > After doing the latest upgrade on Warty (which updated over 100
>> > packages from warty-security ending with "ubuntu6.2", including
>> > Samba), SWAT is now broken. I was forced to remove it in order to
>> > perform the upgrade.
>> > When I tried reinstalling it, I got:
>> > swat: Depends: samba (= 3.0.7-1ubuntu6) but 3.0.7-1ubuntu6.2 is
>>to be installed
>> > Does anyone know of a workaround? Will a updated version of Swat be
>> > released in the Warty universe that will work with Samba
>> > 3.0.7.-1ubuntu6.2?
>> > If there's no getting Swat back, is there anything else with similar
>> > functionality? I know that webmin has a samba component, but I haven't
>> > been able to get webmin to work. When I try to log in
>> > (https://localhost:10000), I'm prompted for user name and password.
>> > Whether I type my user name/password or the root user name/password,
>> > either way I get an authentication error.I do have a root password set
>> > (sudo passwd root), so that's not the problem.Swat was working prior
>> > to the above uninstall, so it's not like the problem with webmin is
>> > apache. I've tried logging in as root and then running webmin and the
>> > same problem. I'd really like to get Swat back because that worked
>> > nicely!
>> > I also looked online for the latest deb package of Swat and tried
>> > installing it and ran into the same dependency problem.
>"Impossible is nothing."
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