Acces Terminal For Ubuntu Servers

November 17, 2014 1.7k 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.

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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:

If you have recently created a DigitalOcean Droplet, and you are new to working with Linux servers, you will need to learn how to use SSH to connect to and manage it. SSH, which stands for Secure Shell, is an encrypted network protocol that is used to for, among other...
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