How to Install Ajenti in Ubuntu Server 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04

Ajenti is a simple, lightweight, free and open source tool with a web-based administration control panel. It allowing to manage ubuntu servers and this is similar to Webmin.

Ajenti includes dozens of pre-made plugins that allow you to configure your operating system and server software. The list of supported software includes Apache, Cron, CTDB, NFSD, Iptables, munin, MySQL, Netatalk, NGINX, PostgreSQL, Samba, lm-sensors, Squid3, Supervisor. He has a quick and agile, low memory consumption and useful tools like file manager, terminal and code editor interface – everything it takes to meet the needs of a sysadmin.

Besides being a server administration panel, Ajenti may also be used by developers as a rapid-development platform to create Web frontends, and by hardware vendors to create Web interfaces.

This tutorial shown how to install ajenti on Ubuntu Server (12.04, 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10) for use as a server administration panel.

Step by step Installing Ajenti Server Control Panel in Ubuntu Server 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04

Step 1. Ajenti package is not included in the default ubuntu repository, you need to add the PPA repository into file /etc/apt/sources.list. 

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb main main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"
wget -O- | sudo apt-key add -

add repository ajenti in ubuntu server 13.10

Step 2. Once PPA added, update the system

sudo apt-get update

Step 3. Now install the program with the command:

sudo apt-get install ajenti

installing ajenti

Step 4. restart ajenti daemon with following command:

sudo service ajenti restart

After installing you need open the web browser from any computer in your network and enter the URL https://host_or_IP_Address:8000 (replace “host_or_IP_Address” with the Hostname or IP address of the computer where it was installed Ajenti). Log in with the username : root and password admin, and then start to configure and install plugins.

Screenshot Ajenti in Ubuntu Server:

Ajenti - Login Page

Ajenti - DashBoard

Ajenti - Service

Ajenti - Filesystem

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Tags: #Ajenti #Server Adminstration #Ubuntu Server 12.04 #Ubuntu Server 12.10 #Ubuntu Server 13.04 #Ubuntu Server 13.10

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  • frame45

    for server 12.04.3 you need to install python-requests (0.12.x) or higher. You can get it from but then you also have to grab the dependencies, python-urllib3 & python-six

    • MrWormo

      Thx for the tip. That saves me ^^

      • wappserv

        how do i install python-requests and its dependencies.

  • Temple Pate

    Would you know how to install Owncloud in Ajenti?

  • Guest

    I got successfully installed Ajenti but when accessing form my ip ie.
    and browser returns “The connection was reset”

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