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Are there any good or possibly better alternatives for webmin; Basically I want to have one single application to monitor the entire Ubuntu system/network etc.

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web > browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely. See the standard modules page for a list of all the functions built into Webmin, or check out the screenshots.

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Can you please explain why you don't want to use webmin? What is wrong with it? – guettli Feb 24 at 20:04

There is something called Ebox. I've only heard good things about it. It's free software and it's in the archives. It has many modules for different things, like network. They've renamed it to Zentyal, but it's still called Ebox in the archives. You can read about it here:

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I tried install in ubuntu 11.04,throwing this error.… Fetched 578 kB in 15s (37.5 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch… 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch… 404 Not Found E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. – user7044 Sep 13 '11 at 2:27

I use Ajenti. Support is very well, too.

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@pji the software is AGPL3 according to this page: Why do you think it is not libre-free? – guettli Feb 24 at 20:03

There is a comparison on Wikipedia:

Since answers which only contain a link get closed soon, I added a screenshot of the current wikipedia comparison:

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