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Building a Home Security System with Raspberry Pi by Matthew Poole

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Remote administration for our Raspberry Pi

In the previous chapter, we learned how to set up our system and home network so that we can remotely access the alarm control panel from wherever we are. I'm now going to show you how to extend this to be able to administer and monitor our entire Raspberry Pi system.

Getting Webmin

Webmin is a rather fine and well established web-based interface for administering Unix/Linux systems. You can find everything about Webmin on its website at www.webmin.com. I'm assuming, as throughout this book, that you are using the Raspbian distribution on our Pi when it comes to installing Webmin.

There are a couple of ways to install Webmin: either by manually downloading and unpacking it, or by updating our repository ...

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