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I'm running ubuntu 12.04. On this machine I have Webmin 1.580 installed. When trying to add a new module to Webmin I receive an error: "Failed to install module from : File does not exist"

This happens when i go to Webmin Configuration > Webmin Modules > Select "Third party module from" > Select "OpenVPN admin tool" and clicking on install module

After I selected "OpenVPN admin tool" this url is being added: http://www.openit.it/downloads/OpenVPNadmin/openvpn-2.5.wbm.gz

This URL resolves to a correct file.

When uploading the file directly, the same error occurs.

In the log file: /var/webmin/webmin.log nothing special is reported.

How can I fix this issue?

P.s. I run this server in CLI mode

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Is there anything in your apache error log? –  KayakJim May 18 '12 at 13:05
No, there is nothing in my appache error log. Though I found a solution, when downloading the module file to my server using wget, I can browse to it locally. After that the module installed without any problem. Probably the directory webmin writes to has no valid write rights. –  Arthur May 18 '12 at 15:01
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A little late to the parade but I ran into the same problem and was able to get past it so I post it here for others that may run into it.

This installed it fine for me on Ubuntu 13.04 x64

Reference >> Install Webmin And OpenVPN On Your Cloud Server

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