Install Cockpit On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Cockpit is a server manager that makes it easy to administer your GNU/Linux servers via a web browser. It makes Linux discoverable, allowing sysadmins to easily perform tasks such as starting containers, storage administration, network configuration, inspecting logs and so on.

Cockpit is released under the LGPL v2.1+, and it is available for RedhatCentOSDebianUbuntu, Atomic, and Arch Linux.

Feature of Cokpit :

  • Modify the network settings
  • Easily manage the user accounts
  • With the use of sosreport, it can collect system configuration and diagnostic information
  • Connect and Manage multiple systems from a single Cockpit session
  • Gathers system performance using Performance Co-Pilot framework and displays it in a graph.
  • Manage the containers via Docker
  • Provides web-based shell in a terminal

This guide helps you to install Cockpit on Ubuntu :


sudo apt update
sudo apt-get upgrade

2.Install the Cockpit package.

sudo apt -y install cockpit
sudo systemctl start cockpit.socket
sudo systemctl enable cockpit.socket

Once you start the Cockpit service, it will start listening on port 9090. Now, open up your browser and navigate it to below URL.


Cockpit uses a self-signed SSL certificate for secure communication. So, you need to add an exception in your browser to access the Cockpit.







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