Cockpit is a simplified server GUI management web dashboard which helps us to manage server a lot easier. This tutorial will show you how to install Cockpit on Ubuntu 17.04. Cockpit can be installed on both server or desktop edition. Cockpit comes with a nice and simple user interface. We can easily monitor the CPU, Memory, Network performance directly from a web browser.
Cockpit also comes with Terminal applet where we can use it to ssh to the server via command line.
How to install Cockpit on Ubuntu 17.04
Open Terminal or connect to the server via ssh and simply execute this command
sudo apt install cockpit
Once completed, you can open a web browser with the following format
Log in with root user and you can start manage and monitor the server using Cockpit.