Configure your CentOS 6 Linode to use the distribution-supplied kernel
Use the Linode Manager's GRUB 2 boot setting to run your distribution's native Linux kernel
Install NixOS, which is known for its declarative approach to configuration management, configuration rollback, reliability, and for being DevOps-friendly.
Instructions for configuring your Debian or Ubuntu Linode to run a custom compiled kernel with PV-GRUB.
Instructions for compiling and configuring a custom kernel your Debian or Ubuntu Linode
Instructions for configuring your Linode to run a custom compiled kernel with PV-GRUB on CentOS 7
Instructions for compiling and configuring a custom kernel on your CentOS 7 Linode
How to run a custom Linux distribution or pre-built Linux appliance on your Linode.
FreeBSD is a free and open source operating system based on the Berkeley Software Distribution from the late 1970's. Today FreeBSD is used all over the world.
Alpine Linux is a small, security-oriented Linux distro. This guide explains how to install and configure Alpine Linux on a Linode
CoreOS is a container-centric Linux distribution designed for clustered systems running in the cloud. This guide details installing CoreOS on a KVM Linode.
Install a Custom Distribution or Linux Appliance on your KVM Linode.
Instructions for configuring your Linode to run a custom compiled kernel with PV-GRUB on Arch Linux