It is installed directly onto a digital ocean server (which I know nothing about) and I need to access the root folder but there's no cpanel installed, only the server. So I need someone to install cpanel for me, but ...
Yes it will. Most control panel software requires installation on a clean unmodified operating system in order to be installed and work properly.
All droplets on DigitalOcean have SSH and SFTP access by default. You...
Initial Server Setup