Welcome to the Linode Wiki!
Linode provides a highly customizable Virtual Machine Management Platform using Linux, that lets you configure your own server complete with root access, without the burden of a dedicated server's upkeep, maintenance, and co-location fees.
You can find more official information on Linode on the following pages, then come back here once you're up and running:
- Overview - Find out exactly what Linode is.
- Uses - Just a small example of what you can use Linode for. What Do You Use Linode For?
- Network - What kind of network Linode is hosted on.
- Linode Plans - See what plans Linode offers.
 Administration of your Linode
Linode provides the greatest flexibility with management of your Linode. You can use LISH to login to your console just as you would if you had a keyboard and monitor hooked up to it. The Linode Manager allows you to set up multiple configurations, manage disk sizes, configure reverse DNS, upgrade your Linode instantly, and monitor your Linode.
- Linode Library - The official documentation of Linode. There are many up-to-date, verified documents in the Linode Library.
- Lish Documentation - Information on using LISH.
- How to set up your Linode - An example using your choice of distribution.
- Multiple IPs - Notes on setting up multiple IPs on one Linode.
- Upgrade Linode - Information on upgrading your Linode.
- Bandwidth - Bandwidth management and scripts for your Linode.
Also, check out the whole slew of tutorials available in the Linode Wiki
 Using Linux on your Linode
 Standard installable distros
 Recovery images
 Other Distributions
Other distributions can also be used. See Linode Library :: Running a Custom Linux Distro on a Linode VPS.
 Tips & Tricks
- Security Tips - Some basic tips to help keep attackers at bay.
- Slashdot My Linode - A guide for fine tuning your Linode to handle high load.
- Apache Tips - Miscellaneous tips on setting up Apache
- Linux Tips - Miscellaneous tips for Linux
- Linux Packaging - Notes on using apt and rpm
- Useful Commands
- Linode DNS - Using Linode's DNS servers
 Common Problems
- Alloc_pages - Problems with memory?
- Missing memory - Does top or free report that not all the memory you paid for is present?
- Rebooting on OOM - Do you have an occasional process that really likes to explore the memory space? You can panic the kernel and force a reboot if you run out of memory.
- I can't reach my linode - If you're having trouble reaching your linode, the problem could be the network
Feel free to look through the troubleshooting section of the wiki for more help!