Linux distributions like Ubuntu and Debian are constantly evolving. Bugs are fixed, new features are added, and packages are updated. If your Linode is running an older version of a Linux distribution, you can use the guides in this section to upgrade your virtual private server to the newest version of the distribution.

Updating Virtual Host Settings from Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4

A step-by-step guide to updating virtual host settings from Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4

Upgrading to Debian 8 (Jessie)

How to upgrade from Debian 7 (Wheezy) to Debian 8 (Jessie).

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Our guide to upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS