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 is provides fast and responsive web interface for managing small server set-ups and also best suitable for VPS and Dedicated servers. It has built with many pre-made plugins for configuring and monitoring server software’s and services such as Apache, Cron, File System, Firewall, MySQL, Nginx, Munin, Samba, FTP, Squid and many other tools like File Manager, Code Editor for developers and Terminal access.


Connecting To Your VPS

1) Establish a SSH connection to your virtual server and authenticate as root by using follownig commands

ssh root@your-ip


2) Download the latest package files by using following commands :

apt-get update

Importing the repository key

The following command downloads the key and automatically adds it to your system.

wget -O- | apt-key add –

Adding the APT repository

1) To Add the repository to your sources.list by using the following command

echo “deb main main ubuntu” >> /etc/apt/sources.list


2) Navigate to the end of the file and paste the following line

deb main main debian


3) Save this changes and Exit.


Installing Ajenti

Step 1 : Update the package sources.


Step 2 : Install ajenti package by using following commands

apt-get update && apt-get install ajenti -y


Step 3 : Start the service by using following commands

service ajenti restart


Step 4 : If you are using UFW firewall open port 8000 to enable access to the control panel by using following command

ufw allow 8000

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Ajenti.




Quick automatic installation then use following commands  

wget -O- | sudo sh


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