Update system

# Debian
apt update
# Fedora
dnf update

Install most used tools

# Debain
apt install -y neofetch htop tree ncdu ranger zsh vim neovim git curl wget lsd batcat
# Fedora
dnf install -y neofetch htop tree ncdu ranger zsh vim neovim git curl wget lsd bat

Create sudo user

# Debian
adduser aimerneige
usermod -aG sudo aimerneige
# Fedora
useradd -G wheel aimerneige
passwd aimerneige

Test root privileges

su - aimerneige
sudo cat /etc/shadow

Setup SSH public key

# run this on your local machine
ssh-copy-id aimerneige@server

Test if you can connect to server

ssh aimerneige@server

Disable root and password login

sudo vim /etc/ssh/sshd_config
  • Set PermitRootLogin as no To disable root login
  • Set PasswordAuthentication ad no To disable password login

Skip password for sudo

sudo visudo

Add this on the end of file:


Delete other user that provider created

sudo deluser default


Do not delete the root user.

Restart your server

sudo reboot

Other config

Setup zsh config

# Install oh-my-zsh
sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/ohmyzsh/ohmyzsh/master/tools/install.sh)"
# Update config from github (Use your own config file!!!!!)
sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/aimerneige/zsh/master/install.sh)"
# Install zsh-autosuggestions
git clone https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-autosuggestions ${ZSH_CUSTOM:-~/.oh-my-zsh/custom}/plugins/zsh-autosuggestions
# Install k
git clone https://github.com/supercrabtree/k $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins/k
# Install starship
curl -sS https://starship.rs/install.sh | sh

Setup neovim config

rm -rf ~/.config/nvim
# Use your own config file!!!!!
git clone git@github.com:aimerneige/nvim.git ~/.config/nvim