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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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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.
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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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CentOS 5.0

May 1, 2007 by The Linode Security Team
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 The Linode Security Team
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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Fedora Core 6 (FC6)

Mar 14, 2007 by Christopher Aker
I’ve updated our Fedora distro to FC6. I’m pretty sure this distro requires a 2.6 kernel (which new deployments now default to). Let me know how it goes. Thanks, -Chris
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Gentoo 2006.1

Dec 24, 2006 by Christopher Aker
I’ve just deployed a Gentoo 2006.1 template filesystem. Available now through the Distro Wizard. Enjoy! -Chris
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Ubuntu 6.06

Jun 18, 2006 by Christopher Aker
Ubuntu 6.06 now available through the Distro Wizard. [url=http://www.ubuntulinux.org/][img]https://www.linode.com/images/logos/ubuntu_logo.png[/img][/url] Installed pacakges… [code]adduser apt apt-utils aptitude base-files base-passwd bash belocs-locales-bin bind9-host bsdmainutils bsdutils busybox-initramfs bzip2 console-common console-data console-tools coreutils cpio cramfsprogs cron dash debconf debconf-i18n debianutils dhcp3-client dhcp3-common diff discover1 discover1-data dmsetup dnsutils dosfstools dpkg dselect e2fslibs e2fsprogs ed eject fdutils file findutils ftp gcc-3.3-base gcc-4.0-base […]
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Arch Linux 0.7.1

Apr 27, 2006 by Christopher Aker
Arch Linux 0.7.1 is now available through your local distribution wizard. [img]http://www.archlinux.org/logos/sml-archstar.jpg[/img] http://www.archlinux.org/ Enjoy, -Chris
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Finnix 87.0

Mar 31, 2006 by Christopher Aker
Ryan Finnie has updated Finnix to version 87.0. I’ve updated all the hosts’ [url=https://www.linode.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1971]Finnix Recovery Distributions[/url] to this latest version. [b]How to utilize Finnix in our environment[/b] 1) Create an empty Configuration Profile (Configurations sub-tab, click “Create a new Configuration Profile”) 2) Select “Recovery – Finnix (kernel)” for the kernel 3) Select “Recovery – Finnix […]
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Ubuntu 5.10 now available

Mar 5, 2006 by Christopher Aker
Ubuntu 5.10 now available through the Distro Wizard. [url=http://www.ubuntulinux.org/][img]https://www.linode.com/images/logos/ubuntu_logo.png[/img][/url] [code]adduser alsa-base apt apt-utils aptitude base-config base-files base-passwd bash bind9-host bsdmainutils bsdutils bzip2 console-common console-data console-tools coreutils cpio cramfsprogs cron dash debconf debconf-i18n debianutils dhcp3-client dhcp3-common diff discover1 discover1-data dmsetup dnsutils dosfstools dpkg dselect e2fslibs e2fsprogs ed eject evms evms-ncurses fdutils file findutils ftp gcc-3.3-base gcc-4.0-base […]
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