Thank you for choosing Linode as your cloud hosting provider! This guide will help you sign up for an account and access Linode’s Cloud Manager, a browser-based control panel which allows you to manage your Linode virtual servers and services.
This guide walks you through creating a Compute Instance (also frequently called a Linode) through the Cloud Manager.
Linode Cloud Manager supports Third-Party Authentication (TPA). This allows you to log in to the Linode Cloud Manager with another provider’s login credentials.
Linode offers multiple Compute Instance types, each of which can be equipped with various amounts of resources.
Linode warmly welcomes and encourages the reselling of our services to third-party customers.
Deploying your Linode to a geographically advantageous data center can make a big difference in connection speeds to your server.
One of the most powerful features of Linode’s unmanaged service is the amount of control Linode users have over their account and the software installed on their systems.
Overview Network Helper is an optional tool that makes network configuration easier on Linode Compute Instances.
Linode offers public package mirrors for Ubuntu, Debian, and CentOS. When you install updates and new packages, you must download them from package mirrors.
Why You Should Automate Server Builds Manually configuring systems is a good way to learn, but it’s also a time consuming process which is prone to human error.
Maintaining your user Linode Cloud Manager accounts, passwords, and contact information is just as important as administering your Linode.
After you have successfully created a Compute Instance, there are a few initial configuration steps you should perform within your new Linux system.
If you’re relatively new to Linux system administration, or just new to our platform, this guide will help address some of the most common questions we receive.
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