digital ocean setup post

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     'sftp-deploy': {
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         auth: {
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           port: 22,
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           authKey: 'key1'
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_drafts/digital-ocean-server-setup.md

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 title:  "Digital Ocean Server Setup"
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+date:   2015-09-10 20:34:46
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+last_modified_at:  2015-12-04 19:05:00
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+excerpt: "How to setup and configure a Ubuntu Linux droplet with Digital Ocean."
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+categories: Guides
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+tags:  Linux
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+The easiest way to create a webserver where you have root access is with a Digital Ocean Droplet. But configuring everthing everytime you create a new server is a dawnting task. This tutorial will condensate all the initial configurations of a basic server.
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 ## Droplet Setup
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 This server is going to have a bit of load so I will use the *$10* droplet with **1GB Ram** and **30GB SSD Disk**. Use the **Ubuntu 14.04 x64** image. I choose *Ubuntu* because there is a lot of documentation for it, but probably *Debian* or *CentOS* would be a better choise as a linux distro for a web server.
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+After creating the droplet, get the ip and password sent to your email and login as root user:
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 ## Create a new super user
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 Its a good practice to create a new super user account that uses commands with ```sudo``` instead of using the **root** account where  all commands are executed with ```sudo``` by default.
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 Now create a new file for your SSH key and paste your public key inside of it:
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-    nano .ssh/authorized_keys
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 Press ```Ctrl + X``` to exit nano, then ```Y``` to save and then hit ```Enter```.
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 Now restrict the permissions of the file with your key:
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-    chmod 600 .ssh/authorized_keys
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 After everything is done, go back to being the root user:
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 To install zshell and set it as your default shell:
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-    apt-get install zsh
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-    apt-get install git-core
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+    sudo apt-get install zsh
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+    sudo apt-get install git-core
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     wget https://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/raw/master/tools/install.sh -O - | zsh
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     chsh -s `which zsh`
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 ## Install slap
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-    sudo apt-get remove --purge node
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     sudo apt-get install build-essential
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     curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_0.12 | sudo bash -
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     sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
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-    sudo ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node
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 ## Change hostname
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     sudo apt-get install lsb-release scrot
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     wget http://github.com/downloads/djmelik/archey/archey-0.2.8.deb
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 To use, just run the command ```archey```.
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