Acces Terminal For Ubuntu Servers

November 17, 2014 5.2k views

Hi, i just paid for two months cloud vps hosting and don't know where to go to start the terminal (Command line), please if there is a tutorial i could be referred to or just told what to do, it would realy healp.

1 Answer

You can access your droplet via the web console in the DigitalOcean control panel. In the upper right, there is a button for console access:

This can get you quick access to your droplet's terminal. Though you will most likely want to set up SSH access. Checkout this tutorial to get up and running:

by Melissa Anderson
DigitalOcean Droplets are managed using a terminal and SSH. SSH is an encrypted network protocol for remote server login and command execution. It is the standard method used for accessing and interacting with Linux servers. This tutorial shows how to connect to a DigitalOcean Droplet for the first time by using the OpenSSH client.
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