Logging Into Webmin for the first time
poison at list.memphistw.org
Thu Mar 2 20:46:41 UTC 2006
That make two of us. Ofcourse I have been using this thing for two weeks. It
does take a lot getting used to but I have found once I get things working
they seem to run great! I didn't install webmin with apt-get. I heard that
version was older. I downloaded and installed the latest.
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[mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of John Lyon
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 2:36 PM
To: Ubuntu Help and User Discussions <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Subject: Re: Logging Into Webmin for the first time
On 3/2/06 12:59 PM, "Tom Smith" <tom71713-ubuntu at yahoo.com> either wrote,
forwarded or quoted:
> - 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
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