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Original author(s) Jamie Cameron
Initial release March 6, 2002 (version 0.4)
Stable release 1.430 / Dec 7, 2009
Preview release 1.430 / Dec 7, 2009
License BSD-like licence

Usermin is a web-based user interface for Unix-like systems. It is a simplified version of Webmin, can be used by any user on a Unix system, and is distributed under the BSD licence. It consists of CGI programs in Perl that directly updates configuration files, and a simple web server. The package is written in Perl 5, and uses the Authen::PAM Perl module.

Usermin is designed for normal users for the simple tasks of:

  • Reading mail.
  • Setting up SSH.
  • Configuring mail forwarding.

Notable people

  • Jamie Cameron: Developer of the original package, Webmin
  • John Smith: Idea for Usermin and sponsorship for its development.

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