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This week we discuss a cluster takeover in Rancher, ModSecurity WAF bypasses, BIND vulnerabilities, and more.
Christopher Aker

Self-Serve Removal of Extras

Nov 7, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Self-Serve Removal of Extras[/b] You no longer need to submit a support ticket to have extras removed from your Linode account. This includes removing extra disk space, RAM, monthly data transfer, and IP addresses. The remaining time on the package is credited back to your account, minus one day. This feature gets us out of […]
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Arch Linux 2007.08

Oct 30, 2007 by The Linode Security Team
Arch Linux 2007.08 is available for install from the distro wizard. I’m not an Arch user so feel free to point out any deficiencies in the template 😉
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Linode

OpenSUSE 10.3

Oct 30, 2007 by The Linode Security Team
OpenSUSE 10.3 is available for install from the distro wizard. I’m not an OpenSUSE user so feel free to point out any deficiencies in the template 😉
Linux
Christopher Aker

Now with 25% more disk space!

Oct 27, 2007 by Christopher Aker
Crazy caker strikes again! I’ve added 25% disk space to all the plans, for both monthly and annual accounts, for all our existing and new customers! Linode 300 goes from 8 to [b]10[/b] GiB disk space Linode 450 goes from 12 to [b]15[/b] GiB disk space Linode 600 goes from 16 to [b]20[/b] GiB disk […]
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Christopher Aker

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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Christopher Aker

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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Linode

Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

Oct 23, 2007 by The Linode Security Team
Ubuntu version 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon is now available for installation via the distro wizard. Existing installs can, of course, upgrade.
Linux
tasaro

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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Christopher Aker

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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Christopher Aker

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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tasaro

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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