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does professional devops (server administrator) use webmin to manage their server ?

or is it only for unprofessional linux users ?

and is it only for ubuntu(.deb), fedora/redhat(.rpm) ?

thanks !

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closed as not constructive by MDMarra, mgorven, Wesley, Dave M, Ward Jul 10 '12 at 1:57

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I find the conflation of "devops" with "server administrator" disturbing. – Wesley Jul 9 '12 at 23:50
The canonical source of all DevOps information is Twitter. – Ladadadada Jul 10 '12 at 5:02

Webmin can be a handy way to provide a front-end to Linux/Unix tools for inexperienced users (or people looking for a centralized administration interface). I've installed it in cases where I needed to delegate responsibilities to a client or end-user of the system.

An appropriate example would be restarting a daemon or using Webmin to help configure users/groups, printing or Samba shares.

As a professional engineer, I don't use it, but it has its place.

BTW - Webmin has precompiled binaries for several distributions, as well as a source tarball that can be compiled.

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+1 for not being an ass and giving a good answer to the question. – Jacob Feb 26 '13 at 3:18

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