How to Install Webmin in Centos 5.5 Using Yum

On the previous article about webmin, i have guided you on how to install webmin in CentOS 5.5 using rpm. Meanwhile, in this article, i will guide you on how to install Webmin in centos using yum command that much more simple and can get you the latest version of webmin. Please follow the steps below to proceed.

1. Login to your CentOS server with root privileges.

2. To install and update Webmin via RPM through yum, you have to create webmin.repo on /etc/yum.repos.d directory as below:

[root@server ~]# vi /etc/yum.repos.d/webmin.repo

Contain of webmin.repo

[Webmin]
name=Webmin Distribution Neutral
#baseurl=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum
mirrorlist=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum/mirrorlist
enabled=1

3. Install the dependencies using yum command.

[root@server ~]# yum -y install perl-Net-SSLeay

4. Install with yum command :

[root@server ~]# yum install webmin
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * Webmin: webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk
 * addons: centos.maulvi.net
 * base: centos.maulvi.net
 * extras: centos.maulvi.net
 * updates: centos.ipserverone.com
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package webmin.noarch 0:1.540-1 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

=====================================================================================
 Package            Arch               Version              Repository          Size
=====================================================================================
Installing:
 webmin             noarch             1.540-1              Webmin              16 M

Transaction Summary
=====================================================================================
Install       1 Package(s)
Upgrade       0 Package(s)

Total download size: 16 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
webmin-1.540-1.noarch.rpm                                     |  16 MB     07:05
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
Operating system is CentOS Linux
  Installing     : webmin                                                        1/1
Webmin install complete. You can now login to https://server.intranet.local:10000/
as root with your root password.

Installed:
  webmin.noarch 0:1.540-1

Complete!