Source: Oracle Startup newsletter for members
Here is the step-by-step process I followed in order to launch the first instance on Oracle Cloud.
Next, will connect the above instance through SSH. To refer the process, here is the official Oracle tutorial: Connecting to Your Instance
As mentioned in the tutorial, there are a number of ways to connect. Since I am using Windows 7, I choose PuTTY.
Now comes the time to actually connect the Linux instance.
Revert to the Oracle dashboard in order to copy the Public IP Address as well Username (opc by default).