REPO ISSUES Unsolved Cloudmin Not Useable

OS type and version Debian 12.2 Bookworm REQUIRED
Webmin version Latest REQUIRED
Cloudmin version Pro Latest REQUIRED
Did a clean installation using default netinstall of Debian 12.

So I venture into starting a KVM host and got an error

Setting up KVM host system …

Checking system status …
… done

Installing required commands …
… done

Turning off AppArmor …
… done

Installing KVM packages …
… installation failed : Reading package lists… Building dependency tree… Reading state information… Package kvm is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source Package qemu is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source W: --force-yes is deprecated, use one of the options starting with --allow instead. E: Package ‘kvm’ has no installation candidate E: Package ‘qemu’ has no installation candidate

… setup failed! See the error message above.

eeeek well that didn’t work as planned is there a video walkthrough on cloudmin so I can verify I am intuiting the process of getting things going?

Well in the meantime I found a bookworm raw cloud image and got er uploaded locally but enough is enough for today I’ve been surfing quite some time.

I found there were similar issues other people were having and Jamie asked for a log file not long ago and the thread was closed something do to a signature error I believe not sure. But they mention pretty much all the same thing.

Anyway most likely all signs point to Repository woes for cloudmin I assume that need to be fixed on that end so I’ll wait see if I can get some feedback on this one instead of banging the keyboard and staying up till 3AM reading over posts.

Would be great if there were video’s on setup so I could at least have affirmation that I am intuiting the interface correctly as I believe it should work but that kind of media is like finding buried treasure for virtualmin stuff it seems or if its out there its not tagged well for searches to find it?

Well figured it might be the distro was temporarily out of order tried again just now get the same error. So yeah nothing else really sticks out as to why this would be in logs other than like I say not having the same username and server name.

Well temporary work around but I think its likely going to be fixed at some point.
Posted the bug on the cloudmin github got a response there.

KVM is not installed via a package named kvm.

Try installing it with:

apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-daemon-system libvirt-clients bridge-utils

@jcameron Jamie, the Cloudmin installer should use the correct package name.

Also, we need to create a new repo under for Cloudmin users, like cloudmin-gpl or server-manager, so users would be able to report the problem in the right place.

Having a heck of a time I don’t think its possible to get cloudmin up and running with a VM at current I think there is too many package manager issues…

Got a VM up and running problem being its only SSH for status.

so I try to install webmin or virtualmin and I get repo errors again.

Installing Webmin on superhosting.localhost from APT …
… install failed : Failed to upload Webmin public key : scp: dest open “\/tmp\/jcameron\-key\.asc”: No such file or directory scp: failed to upload file /usr/share/webmin/server-manager/jcameron-key.asc to \/tmp\/jcameron\-key\.asc

Either that or I am in some scatter brained nightmare at the moment…
Virtualmin was fairly intuitive you get your servers up and going fairly simply the security settings and a few other things are things you must configure on your own more or less but reasonable the problem is getting up and running and getting to that point is not currently possible using what I would consider normal anyways.

What I presumed is I could install my kvm image after setting up networking and have virtualmin installed when I click the radial selector to do so. I pull up my server and it says status SSH.

I try to install virtualmin or webmin even and it errors out ? Do I have to copy and use the same SSH keys across servers or is this a repo issue related to the other repo issue? Or is there maybe something else I’m potentially doing wrong?

Are you sure that Debian 12 is even supported with the current installer?

Sure it is the repo’s for bookworm exist and the threads say its supported when I looked through the forums so I presume this is the case.

Interesting. I assume you are using the Debian installation script? Or are you using the beta installation script that has been posted on the forum?

@Jamie / @Joe - the Cloudmin Pro install script states a minimum version of Debian…not a maximum:

Operating systems supported by this installer are:

 Debian 4.0 or later on i386 and x86_64
 Ubuntu 8.04 or later on i386 and x86_64

This is correct I already affirmed there are some odd distro errors with the maker of cloudmin as stated I just posted some more in case they need the info that might be helpful in tracking things down quite possibly.

But I can look in my package manager and see my version of debian from pro has bookworm repos included so it isn’t that they are not included I am trying a few things like installing virtualmin security at current to see if this helps maybe things will work we shall see. Been at it off and on trying to ensure I’m not doing something wrong per say.

Debian 12 should work, but we are fixing up the package names referred to by the installer. This is being tracked in Starting a KVM host fails Debian 12.x · Issue #1684 · webmin/authentic-theme · GitHub

thank you much for the update much appreciated!