Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
These instructions are for Ubuntu 16.04 on a hosted VPS provider
This class is the most critical as it will ultimately determine whether your server works or not. Make sure you have at least a 20-minute block of uninterrupted time before you get started. It should also be done in one fell swoop since we’ll be configuring our firewall to keep the bad guys out!
When given the option, we install Ubuntu using the Intel Pro/1000 virtual network card and the Virtio disk driver.
$ sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL sr0 1024M vda 20G ├─vda1 ext4 19G / ├─vda2 1K └─vda5 swap 1022M [SWAP]
Ok, start your engines!