Install Cockpit on Ubuntu Server 16.04

Install Cockpit on Ubuntu Server 16.04

Let’s See How to install Cockpit on Ubuntu Server 16.04. Cockpit provides web interface for managing Linux Distributions via a Web Browser. Cockpit becoming more popular because, Cockpit can be used to manage Docker containers.

Do the following steps to install cockpit on your Ubuntu 16.04 Server.

  1. Add Ubuntu Cockpit PPA Repository.
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cockpit-project/cockpit
  2. Update the Repository List.
    sudo apt-get update
  3. Install Cockpit
    sudo apt-get install cockpit

You can access the cockpit web interface using a Web Browser. In the Address bar Type:


For example, If the IP Address of your Ubuntu Server is, Then in the address bar Type:
Ubuntu Cockpit Dashboard login

Use your Ubuntu username and Password to Access cockpit dashboard.