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CentOS 8 End-of-Life Notice And Next Steps for Linode Users

Apr 8, 2021 by Linode Support
Updates for Linode users regarding the CentOS 8 End-of-Life at the end of 2021.
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Tech With Tim Linux for Programmers Series

January 30, 2021 Virtual
Join us as we team up with Tech With Tim for another on-demand series, Linux for Programmers. You can find Part 1 of the series over on Tech With Tim’s YouTube channel. Then, continue learning the fundamental topics and skills related to Linux with us when Part 2 kicks off on Saturday, January 30 at 12:00pm ET.  You’ll […]
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Release Day: Automating the Linux Distro (featuring Ubuntu 20.04)

Apr 23, 2020 by Bradley LaBoon
Today marks an eventful day in the Linux world with the release of Ubuntu 20.04, the next LTS (long-term support) version of one of the most popular distributions. As with Ubuntu 18.04 two years ago, we are expecting that this will become our most widely-deployed image, which is already available to all Linode customers.
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Linux Users and Groups

This guide will provide you with an explanation of what Linux permissions are, how they work, and how to manage them.
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Introducing Fedora 24

Jun 22, 2016 by Linode Support
Today we are pleased to offer Fedora Server 24 for deployment on your Linode. The Fedora Project aims to provide the latest stable packages and approximately 13 months of support. What’s New? Fedora Server 24 installs lighter than previous versions due to the Fedora Project removing some packages they felt were unnecessary for their server […]
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Arch Linux Network Configuration Update

Jun 13, 2016 by Linode Support
We are happy to announce that we have just pushed a new Arch image, updating it to the 2016.06.01 “release”. This image disables the predictable network interface naming convention using the suggested udev mask, so the default ethernet name is returned to eth0. If you currently rely on predictable interface naming for any of your […]
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KVM Update

Mar 15, 2016 by Christopher Aker
How’s KVM going? KVM became the default hypervisor for new Linode customers six months ago, and it’s been going great. Since KVM’s introduction last summer, customers have created over 500,000 KVM Linodes with over 3 million launches. It’s been very stable, it’s been very fast. Our service has improved reliability and uptime because it’s running a simpler […]
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Fedora 22

May 28, 2015 by Linode Support
Fedora 22 was released publicly Tuesday, and is now available for deployment in the Linode Manager! Fedora 22 boasts several improvements over the previous version including: – Improved built-in Docker and Vagrant support – Python 3 as  the default implementation – Django 1.8, now available from the repositories – Ruby 2.2 and Rails 4.2 – DNF […]
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Ubuntu 12.10 – Quantal Quetzal

Nov 6, 2012 by Linode Security
We’re happy to announce that Ubuntu 12.10 “Quantal Quetzal” (release notes) is available for deployment from within the Linode Manager. This release of Ubuntu is supported by Canonical until April of 2014. If you require a longer-term support, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is still available within the Linode Manager and is supported until April of 2017. […]
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Arch Linux Template Updated

Jul 18, 2012 by Linode Security
We’re pleased to announce that an updated Arch Linux (Arch Linux 2012.07) distribution template is available for immediate deployment from within the Linode Manager. The new template has the most recent system updates installed, which includes the changing of ‘/lib’ to a symlink. If you would like more information about deploying a distribution from within the […]
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Xen Security Advisories and How We Handled Them

Jun 13, 2012 by Christopher Aker
The Xen security team recently made public three security advisories regarding the Xen Hypervisor. Linode customers are not affected by the issues outlined in the advisories due to proactive maintenance performed by Linode over the past few weeks. XSA-7 – 64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability XSA-8 – guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception […]
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Fedora 17 – Beefy Miracle

May 31, 2012 by Linode Security
We’re happy to announce the availability of Fedora 17 (release notes) for deployment within the Linode Manager. This release will be supported by the Fedora Project until one month after the release of Fedora 19 (approximately 13 months). For instructions on how to deploy Fedora 17 on your Linode, you may reference our documentation in […]
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