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3 Things You Need to Know About the Rise of the Alternative Cloud
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3 Things You Need to Know About the Rise of the Alternative Cloud

In 451 Research's latest report, Liam Eagle examines what's driving growth and analyzes tools that enable better cloud workflows.

Utility to change a root password

Oct 26, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Utility to change a root password[/b] I’ve added a utility to change root password on a selected disk image. It’s [url=https://www.linode.com/members/utilities/fschpasswd.cfm]available here[/url], off of the new [url=https://www.linode.com/members/utilities/]Utilities sub-tab[/url]. It’s pretty straightforward. You select a disk image, enter a new password twice, hit submit and the job is dispatched to the host. Your Linode must be […]
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Lassie, the shutdown watchdog

Oct 26, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Lassie – Linode Autonomous System Shutdown Intelligent rEbooter[/b] Lassie is a shutdown watchdog. It will automatically reboot your Linode if it powers off unexpectedly. It works by detecting that your Linode has powered off without a shutdown job being responsible for the power off condition. To prevent a loop, it will give up after 5 […]
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Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

Oct 23, 2007 by Linode Security
Ubuntu version 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon is now available for installation via the distro wizard. Existing installs can, of course, upgrade.
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For Sale: Retired Linode Host Servers

Oct 12, 2007 by tasaro
As you know, we’ve replaced all of our hosts over the last few months. We’re in talks with a “technology asset recovery” firm about acquiring them, but thought we’d offer them to customers first. All hard drives have been removed, rails and power cord are included. Here is the build list. If you are interested, […]
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Gentoo 2007.0

Sep 3, 2007 by Christopher Aker
Gentoo 2007.0 disk image is up — available now through the Distro Wizard… Enjoy! -Chris
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More RAM, Double XFER, no Setup fees

Sep 1, 2007 by Christopher Aker
You didn’t ask for it, but you’re getting it anyway! I’ve thrown caution to the wind, boarded the crazy train, lost my marbles, and: ➡ Increased the RAM ➡ Doubled the XFER ➡ Eliminated setup fees for new signups Linode 256 becomes [b]Linode 300[/b] with 200GiB XFER Linode 384 becomes [b]Linode 450[/b] with 300GiB XFER […]
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Rails Rumble

Aug 10, 2007 by tasaro
Linode.com is proud to be sponsoring the first annual [url=http://railsrumble.com/]Rails Rumble Championship![/url] With competition officially slated for September 8th to 9th, assemble your team and head on over to their site to [url=http://railsrumble.com/register]register[/url]. [quote]The concept is simple: you get 48 hours to design, develop, and deploy a web application from scratch. After those 48 hours […]
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Multiple Account Management

May 30, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Multiple Account Management[/b] You can now have [url=https://www.linode.com/members/profile.cfm]multiple Linodes[/url] under one account, either by [url=https://www.linode.com/signup/?extrasMode=2]adding a Linode[/url] to your existing account or, if you already have multiple Linodes you can [url=https://www.linode.com/members/customer_merge.cfm]merge them together[/url]. [b]Multiple Accounts Features[/b] ➡ Can switch from one Linode to another inside the LPM without logging out/in. ➡ All-in-one billing. All your […]
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CentOS 5.0

May 1, 2007 by Linode Security
CentOS 5.0 is now available for installation via the distro-wizard.
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Debian 4.0 and Ubuntu 7.04

Apr 26, 2007 by Linode Security
Debian 4.0 Etch and Ubuntu 7.04 Fiesty Fawn are now available for installation via the distro wizard. Existing installs can, of course, be upgraded via apt.
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Dallas Upgrades now available!

Apr 24, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Dallas Upgrades now available![/size][/b] We’ve [url=http://www.linode.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2634]doubled your resources[/url], and finally have the brand new, faster hardware up and running for you to receive them. To migrate to this new hardware, please utilize the [url=http://www.linode.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2658]Migration Queue[/url] tool located here: https://www.linode.com/members/migrate/ Come and get em! Enjoy! -Chris
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