Guides - Deploy Cloudron through the Linode Marketplace
Quickly deploy a Compute Instance with many various software applications pre-installed and ready to use.
Cloudron is a platform that makes it easy to install, manage, and secure web apps on a server. Cloudron provides a centralized way to manage users and specify which apps they can access.
The Linode Marketplace allows you to easily deploy software on a Compute Instance using the Cloud Manager. See Get Started with Marketplace Apps for complete steps.
Log in to the Cloud Manager and select the Marketplace link from the left navigation menu. This displays the Linode Create page with the Marketplace tab pre-selected.
Under the Select App section, select the app you would like to deploy.
Complete the form by following the steps and advice within the Creating a Compute Instance guide. Depending on the Marketplace App you selected, there may be additional configuration options available. See the Configuration Options section below for compatible distributions, recommended plans, and any additional configuration options available for this Marketplace App.
Click the Create Linode button. Once the Compute Instance has been provisioned and has fully powered on, wait for the software installation to complete. If the instance is powered off or restarted before this time, the software installation will likely fail.
To verify that the app has been fully installed, see Get Started with Marketplace Apps > Verify Installation. Once installed, follow the instructions within the Getting Started After Deployment section to access the application and start using it.
- Supported distributions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Recommended plan: All plan types and sizes can be used.
You can fill out the following fields to automatically create a limited sudo user for your new Compute Instance. This account will be assigned to the sudo group, which provides elevated permissions when running commands with the
- Limited sudo user: Enter your preferred username for the limited user. No Capital Letters, Spaces, or Special Characters
- SSH public key for the limited user: If you wish to login as the limited user through public key authentication (without entering a password), enter your public key here. See Creating an SSH Key Pair and Configuring Public Key Authentication on a Server for instructions on generating a key pair.
- Disable root access over SSH: To block the root user from logging in over SSH, select Yes (recommended). You can still switch to the root user once logged in, and you can also log in as root through Lish.
/root/.credentials to obtain the limited sudo user password.
The Cloudron application is served on the Linode, however it still requires a few additional steps to fully complete the installation process.
The Cloudron setup wizard is served at the IP address of the Linode server . For example,
http://203.0.113.0, replacing the IP address with values for the Linode server and accept the self-signed certificate.In Chrome, you can accept the self-signed certificate by clicking on Advanced and then click Proceed to
(unsafe). In Firefox, click on Advanced, then Add Exception and then Confirm Security Exception.
At this point, the Cloudron Domain setup wizard appears.
In the setup screen, fill in the fields and click the Next button. The Setup Admin Account page appears.
After the account is created, Cloudron prompts you to proceed to the dashboard on completing the setup and displays a confirmation screen.
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