Month: October 2007


Oct 30, 2007

Arch Linux 2007.08

Arch Linux 2007.08 is available for install from the distro wizard. I’m not an Arch user so feel free to point out any deficiencies in the template 😉

Distros
Oct 30, 2007

OpenSUSE 10.3

OpenSUSE 10.3 is available for install from the distro wizard. I’m not an OpenSUSE user so feel free to point out any deficiencies in the template 😉

Distros
Oct 27, 2007

Now with 25% more disk space!

Crazy caker strikes again! I’ve added 25% disk space to all the plans, for both monthly and annual accounts, for all our existing and new customers! Linode 300 goes from 8 to [b]10[/b] GiB disk space Linode 450 goes from 12 to [b]15[/b] GiB disk space Linode 600 goes from 16 to [b]20[/b] GiB disk […]

Announcements, Upgrades
Oct 26, 2007

Utility to change a root password

[b]Utility to change a root password[/b] I’ve added a utility to change root password on a selected disk image. It’s [url=https://www.linode.com/members/utilities/fschpasswd.cfm]available here[/url], off of the new [url=https://www.linode.com/members/utilities/]Utilities sub-tab[/url]. It’s pretty straightforward. You select a disk image, enter a new password twice, hit submit and the job is dispatched to the host. Your Linode must be […]

Announcements, Features, Linode Manager
Oct 26, 2007

Lassie, the shutdown watchdog

[b]Lassie – Linode Autonomous System Shutdown Intelligent rEbooter[/b] Lassie is a shutdown watchdog. It will automatically reboot your Linode if it powers off unexpectedly. It works by detecting that your Linode has powered off without a shutdown job being responsible for the power off condition. To prevent a loop, it will give up after 5 […]

Announcements, Features, Linode Manager
Oct 23, 2007

Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

Ubuntu version 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon is now available for installation via the distro wizard. Existing installs can, of course, upgrade.

Distros
Oct 12, 2007

For Sale: Retired Linode Host Servers

As you know, we’ve replaced all of our hosts over the last few months. We’re in talks with a “technology asset recovery” firm about acquiring them, but thought we’d offer them to customers first. All hard drives have been removed, rails and power cord are included. Here is the build list. If you are interested, […]

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