Cockpit is an Open-source Web-based Interface for Servers

Cockpit is a web-based graphical interface for Linux servers.  It uses the system APIs and commands to create an informative user-friendly dashboard for users.


  1. Easy to setup
  2. Manages and view logs easily
  3. Allows users to filter through logs
  4. Pause and resume logs
  5. Storage manager
  6. Usage charts
  7. Easy configuration
  8. Simple network management
  9. Manages the system user accounts with ease
  10. Virtual machine manager: Create, manage, edit, configure and delete
  11. View and manage system services
  12. Allows user to automate and manage system updates
  13. View the system diagnostic reports
  14. Custom administration access
  15. Inspect a system’s hardware
  16. Keep tabs on the system performance
  17. Inspect and interact with systemd-based services
  18. Use a terminal on a remote server in your local web browser
  19. Switch between multiple Cockpit servers
  20. Extend Cockpit with dozens of apps and add-ons
  21. Developer-friendly module API, that allows developers to write their custom modules

Supported operating systems

  1. Fedora
  2. Ubuntu
  3. Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL
  4. CentOS
  5. Debian
  6. Fedora CoreOS
  7. Arch Linux
  8. Clear Linux
  9. Tumbleweed


Cockpit is released under the GNU LGPL


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Hazem Abbas

Written by Hazem Abbas

Medical Doctor by trade, but also a software developer. Linux Avid user. I write primary; open-source medical apps, dev tools and libraries I use, and off-topic like horse riding.
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