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I broke webmin

screwed installation of webmin



9:46 pm on Oct 2, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Don't know how I did it, but webmin got toasted.

using debian I had done something silly and thought it would be a good idea to do a apt-get remove webmin and then apt-get install webmin.

I assumed apt-get would like preserve the old settings and stuff, but it totally toasted it. I lost the webmin accounts and a shed full of modules.

in etc I have etc/webmin which is the new fresh install, and etc/webmin.1032814309

In that second directory is my old stuff.

Can I just copy the contents into etc/webmin?

If not, how do I install all the missing modules? I tried the webmin update / upgrade but it doesnt install them. I need apache etc. How do I create the user accounts. I see there is a sync option, will that work?


4:49 am on Oct 4, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Copying the contents from the old /etc/webmin to the new should work (although i haven't tried it), alternatively do apt-get on each webmin module you want, here's the list [packages.debian.org]


11:09 am on Oct 6, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Thats gr8, cheers. I sorta got it half back to what it was.

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