Optional Phase 1. Open Debian Control Panel
For best experience during installation, as well as copy-paste ability and overall comfort we strongly recommend to familiarize oneself with Debian Control Panel. Here's how to activate it.
Step 1. Determine your Server IP
Boot up your server (or reboot it) and in the prompt you will see your Server IP. In this case it's
Step 2. Navigate to Debian Control Panel
Now, knowing your Server IP, you can easily navigate to it's Control Panel by appending
:9090 to the end of the IP address (this is also called a "port"). You can use any PC on the same LAN as the server. In our case the final address would look like this:
If you navigate here for the first time make sure to accept the ggRock self-signed SSL certificate, by Going to
Advanced -> Proceed to 192.168.1.66 (unsafe). It is perfectly safe if you followed installation instructions.
Step 3. Login as root
Your login is: root
Your password is: whatever you set in Step 7. Set your root password.
Step 4. Confirm login
Upon successful login you will see the Debian Control Panel interface. It has many uses, but we are interested in Terminal for the purposes of this manual.
Step 5. Navigate to Terminal
Now you can now navigate to terminal, you should see an empty terminal with root account already authenticated
Step 6. Enable clipboard access
In order to paste text in Terminal you need to use
Shift+Insert combo, or simply
Right-Click in the Terminal area and pick Paste from context menu. Your browser will prompt you to provide Clipboard access for Debian Control Panel, click