Insight: How To Install Cockpit on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Cockpit is a web based server management tool for Linux. It is easy to use web based tool. It’s easy to start containers, administer storage, configure networks, and inspect logs in Cockpit. One of the interesting feature of Cockpit is that you can switch between a terminal and the web interface at any time. You can stopped a service started via Cockpit in a terminal. There’s an embedded terminal available in Cockpit.
Cockpit doesn’t uses any extra memory as it only uses memory and CPU when active. When inactive, No resource is occupied. You can also monitor and administer multiple servers at the same time via Cockpit.
How To Install Cockpit on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Cockpit is included in Ubuntu 17.04 and later version of Ubuntu. Cockpit is also available as an official backport for 16.04 LTS and later. Meanwhile, you need to run the following command to install Cockpit on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
sudo apt-get install cockpit
Now, Run the following command to tart and Enable the Cockpit.
sudo systemctl start cockpit.socket sudo systemctl enable cockpit.socket
Open your browser and visit:
https://ip-address:9090 to access cockpit