Logging Into Webmin for the first time

John Lyon jelyon at mac.com
Thu Mar 2 20:36:28 UTC 2006

On 3/2/06 12:59 PM, "Tom Smith" <tom71713-ubuntu at yahoo.com> either wrote,
forwarded or quoted:

> Notes:
> - If the root password is disabled when you install Webmin then Webmin
> will have no way of acquiring the root password. If you prefer the
> "Ubuntu way" of doing things, using changepass.pl is the correct route
> to take.
> - If you want to "fix" your problem by uninstalling Webmin, you'll need
> to make sure to remove /etc/webmin as this is not done by default. Make
> sure the root password is set and reinstall--Webmin should be able to
> read root's password and set things up for you.
> ~ Tom

After working through some dependency issues with webmin-core and
webmin-mailboxes, I got it working OK.

Now to fix the certificate issue, and enable administration via the local

Thanks for the notes; it wasn't obvious to me that I'd need to remove

John Lyon

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