Linux

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May 26, 2011

Fedora 15

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Fedora 15 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 Fedora’s instructions for upgrading with yum. Enjoy! Enjoy!

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Apr 28, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 – Natty Narwhal

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 […]

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Mar 10, 2011

openSUSE 11.4

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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Feb 8, 2011

Debian 6 – Squeeze

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 […]

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May 25, 2010

Fedora 13 & Slackware 13.1

We’re pleased to announce the release of two new sets of distro templates: Fedora 13 – Fedora’s release notes are available here. Slackware 13.1 – Slackware’s release notes are here. We’ve provided both 32 & 64 bit images for these distros and they’re available now through our deployment wizard.

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Apr 29, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx)

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). This LTS version is slated to receive security updates until April 2015. As with all our distributions, you may deploy either the 32-bit (recommended for most uses) or 64-bit version. If upgrading from a prior version of Ubuntu, you need to make […]

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Oct 30, 2009

Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

We’re pleased to announce support for Ubuntu 9.10 server images on Linodes. As the newest release in the Ubuntu family of Linux operating systems, this version offers many new features. You may deploy Ubuntu 9.10 from the Linode Manager dashboard.

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Aug 17, 2009

New kernels, fixed vulnerabilities

We’ve released five new kernels which contain the fix for the recently announced Linux kernel local privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2009-2692).  The following kernels are NOT vulnerable: 2.6.18.8-linode19 (Latest 2.6 Stable) 2.6.30.5-linode20 2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode7 (Latest 2.6 Stable – x86_64) 2.6.30.5-x86_64-linode8 2.6.23.17-linode44 (for UML) Please check the output of “uname -r” from within your Linode.  If you’re not […]

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Apr 23, 2009

Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)

We’ve cooked up Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty templates fresh from the folks over at the Ubuntu project.  Available now from the Distribution Wizard for both i386 and x86_64.  Enjoy!

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Apr 4, 2009

Gentoo 2008.0 x86_64 and Slackware 12.2

Tonight we release two new images for the distro wizard: Gentoo 2008.0 x86_64 This is the same build as the x86 image, but for 64-bit Slackware 12.2 Basically the same as the 12.0 build with updated packages Enjoy them!

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Mar 20, 2009

Gentoo 2008.0

Gentoo 2008.0 is now available for installation via the distro wizard for i386. Enjoy!

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Feb 20, 2009

Debian 5.0 (Lenny)

Debian 5.0 (codenamed “Lenny”) is now available for installation via the distro wizard for both i386 and x86_64. If you’ve got a previous version of Debian installed, you can check the Debian documentation to find out how to upgrade.

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