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Debian 5.0 (Lenny)

Feb 20, 2009 | by Linode Security

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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Custom kernels with pv-grub

Dec 23, 2008 | by Christopher Aker

It’s now possible to boot custom kernels and even alternate operating systems under your Linode instance by the use of pv-grub — a port of the GRUB bootloader into the Xen mini-os kernel.  Essentially, your Linode boots into the pv-grub kernel, looks for your menu.lst and associated kernel files, and then executes your kernel. Although […]

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Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron

Apr 24, 2008 | by Linode Security

Ubuntu version 8.04 Hardy Heron is now available for installation via the distro wizard. Existing installs can, of course, upgrade.

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Fedora Core 8

Nov 9, 2007 | by Linode Security

Fedora Core 8 is available for install from the distro wizard. I’m not a Fedora user so feel free to point out any deficiencies in the template

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Arch Linux 2007.08

Oct 30, 2007 | by Linode Security

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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OpenSUSE 10.3

Oct 30, 2007 | by Linode Security

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 😉

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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 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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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 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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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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