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We have uploaded a ready to use image, that you can simply import and start using.

  1. Login to DigitalOcean
  2. Look for “Images” in the sidebar and select “Custom Images”
  3. Import via Url:

At this point you should be able to create a new Droplet in the same region and select the image.

Login with:

ssh panther@enter_your_droplet_ip_address
# password: pantherx

You should change the password immediately.

Generate your own image

(use-modules (gnu)
             (px system config))

  (host-name "do-image")
  (timezone "Europe/Berlin")
  (locale "en_US.utf8")

  (initrd-modules (cons* "virtio_scsi"

  (bootloader (bootloader-configuration
               (bootloader grub-bootloader)
               (targets (list "/dev/vda"))))

  (file-systems (cons (file-system
                       (device "/dev/vda1")
                       (mount-point "/")
                       (type "ext4"))

  (swap-devices (list (swap-space (target "/swapfile"))))

  (users (cons* (user-account
                 (name "panther")
                 (comment "default user")
                 (password (crypt "pantherx" "$6$abc"))
                 (group "users")
                 (supplementary-groups '("wheel"))
                 (home-directory "/home/panther"))
 #:open-ports '(("tcp" "ssh" "80" "443")))

Build with:

guix system image --save-provenance --image-size=5G --image-type=qcow2 do-generic-image.scm

Next Steps

You can use above configuration to create a /etc/system.scm

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