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This week, we discuss a race condition in the Linux kernel's memory subsystem, a path traversal vulnerability in UnRAR software, and more.
Christopher Aker

Linode Launches Native IPv6 Support

May 3, 2011 by Christopher Aker
Over the past 25 years the Internet has experienced astronomical growth – far more than the original architects imagined. As a result, the pools of unallocated IPv4 blocks have been accelerating toward exhaustion. In fact, on February 3rd, 2011 the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the remaining pool of addresses equally among the five […]
Networking
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Ubuntu 11.04 – Natty Narwhal

Apr 28, 2011 by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce the availability of Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal” for both 32 and 64 bit architectures. To get started with this release, simply follow the instructions in our deployment guide. Users of older versions may wish to review our Ubuntu 11.04 upgrade instructions. Enjoy! Please note that Canonical will only be providing support […]
Linux
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openSUSE 11.4

Mar 10, 2011 by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of openSUSE 11.4 for both 32 and 64 bit architectures. This release features Apache 2.2.17, nginx 0.8.54, PostgreSQL 9.0.3, and much more. You can learn more about new features in this release in the openSUSE 11.4 product highlights. To get started with openSUSE 11.4, simply follow the instructions […]
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March 2011 Conferences

Feb 18, 2011 by Christopher Aker
Linode will be sponsoring several conferences for 2011, with the first three coming up in March. If you plan on attending, we hope you will stop by and pay us a visit. Here is where we will be for the month of March: Pycon – March 11-12 Atlanta, GA – The largest annual gathering for […]
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Debian 6 – Squeeze

Feb 8, 2011 by The Linode Security Team
We’re delighted to announce the availability of Debian 6 (code named “Squeeze”) for both 32 and 64 bit architectures through our deployment wizard. You can learn more about this release in Debian’s release announcement. If you’re interested in upgrading a Debian 5 (Lenny) system to this release, please review our Debian 6 upgrade guide in […]
Linux
Christopher Aker

Linode $100,000 Giveaway!

Dec 15, 2010 by Christopher Aker
UPDATE: The giveaway has ended! We sold out in about 130 minutes. Thanks everyone! We are giving away $100,000 in Linode services!  Starting this Friday December 17th at 9:00 AM Eastern the first 1,000 new customers to sign up will each receive $100 in service credit. Here’s how it works:  Be one of the first […]
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Linode, Minecraft on “Attack of the Show”

Nov 15, 2010 by Christopher Aker
Tonight’s Attack of the Show on G4 TV will feature a segment about Minecraft – the sandbox construction game that many of you are probably already obsessing over. If not, you should check out Minecraft’s site for information about how to get into the game. Linode was offered a chance to get involved by providing […]
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Rails Rumble Winners

Oct 28, 2010 by tasaro
A big congratulations to the Rails Rumble winners! As selected by both the panel of experts and the public, here are the winners for the 2010 competition: Overall 1st Place: Beer Checkin by Indiana Coders 2nd Place: Owe Me Cash by Platform45 3rd Place: Choons.fm by Nuby on Rails Solo Division Winner tldr.it by My […]
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Christopher Aker

Rails Rumble 2010

Oct 15, 2010 by Christopher Aker
We’re excited to be sponsoring the Rails Rumble again this year, for the fourth year in a row. The Rumble is a 48 hour contest where 300 teams of one to four people work on designing the best (and functioning!) Ruby on Rails application — using Linodes to deploy them for evaluation by the expert […]
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Ubuntu 10.10 – Maverick Meerkat

Oct 10, 2010 by Christopher Aker
We’re pleased to announce the availability of Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat” for both 32 and 64 bit through our deployment wizard. Please keep in mind Canonical will only be providing support for this version for 18 months – after which you’ll either have to upgrade or reinstall. There is always Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long Term […]
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Linode Library Turns One

Jul 30, 2010 by The Linode Security Team
Today marks the one year anniversary of the Linode Library! Over the last twelve months, our documentation team has published over three hundred guides on server administration topics, ranging from basic Linux administration to high availability server configurations, and has made the articles available to anyone who would like to use them. Our mission remains […]
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