When I click on the name of my droplet, it displays several different icons, such as Power, Access, Resize, Snapshots, Backups etc.
Under the Power tab, which is open by default, there is another tab Power Cycle, which, as shown below, says "This will reboot your droplet" and then it provides more info about how they recommend that it be done through the command line.
1. Is this something I'm supposed to do at the beginning after creating a droplet? or is it something do during management of the server (for whatever reason if need arises)
2. Since it's recommended to do it through the command line, how do I do that?
I'm using 'Ubuntu 12.10 x32 Server'
Power CyclePower Off
This will reboot your droplet.
We recommend rebooting your droplet through the command line, as this action is the same as hard resetting the server and may cause data corruption.
Do you wish to proceed?