HowTo get aMule web interface
Set aMule web interface
This guide will only work with the 2.x-version of the aMule client. All commands stated are to be run in a terminal, such as konsole or gnome-terminal. In most cases you will have to compile aMule yourself if you want amuleweb, if not you can jump directly to "Configuration of the aMule daemon" section of this guide.
aMule source code can be grabbed here.
Installation of the aMule daemon
Extract and run
$ ./configure --enable-amulecmd --enable-webserver --disable-monolithic --enable-amule-daemon --prefix=/home/user/bin/ $ make $ make install
where the --prefix= parameter is to be replaced with the path of where amule is to be installed.
If you wish to install the client system-wide, rather that the user's own home directory, the '--prefix=' parameter can be removed.
Configuration of the aMule-daemon
Go to the path where aMule was installed, which in our case is ~/bin and run ./amuled. When this is done, the configuration file ~/.aMule/amule.conf is created.
Quit the daemon again. Find and replace the follwoing lines in ~/.aMule/amule.conf.
- AcceptExternalConnections=1 <-- To let aMule listen to external connections.
- ECPassword=56f491c56340a6fa5c158863c6bfb39f <-- MD5 of the password you wish to use.
Use the command md5sum to create a MD5-string of a password:
$ echo -n password | md5sum 56f491c56340a6fa5c158863c6bfb39f -
Configuration of the aMule web interface
The program amuleweb is used to get the web interface running. To create a configuration file for this program, the following parameters are used, where --password is the password used in the amule daemon configuration and --admin-pass is the password to access the web interface itself.
$ ./amuleweb --write-config --host=localhost --password=password --admin-pass=anotherpassword
Then you just have to start amuleweb, and you're done. Be aware that the amule daemon must be running.