How do you restart droplet from command line? Usual method doesn't seem to work
I was unable to restart my droplet.
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42 packages can be updated.
0 updates are security updates.
*** System restart required ***
Last login: Wed Jan 31 15:57:42 2018 from
Failed to set wall message, ignoring: Interactive authentication required.
Failed to reboot system via logind: Interactive authentication required.
Failed to start reboot.target: Interactive authentication required.
See system logs and ‘systemctl status reboot.target’ for details.
Failed to open /dev/initctl: Permission denied
Failed to talk to init daemon.
I have no idea how to update packages and reboot doesn’t seem to work.
I think I already had disabled root user for security purposes.
This is so confusing and annoying. I want to press the power button via website but that could cause data corruption.
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