Security Notice: Linode Manager Password Reset

April 12, 2013 7:08 pm

The following email has been sent to all users: Dear Linode customer, Linode administrators have discovered and blocked suspicious activity on the Linode network.  This activity appears to have been a coordinated attempt to access the account of one of our customers.  This customer is aware of this activity and we have determined its extent […]

Linode Partners with Treehouse for Video Tutorials Debut

March 13, 2013 12:34 pm

We recently partnered with Treehouse to create a series of “Quick Tips” videos. For all you audio and visual learners out there, these new videos are a fantastic addition to our “Getting Started” series. The first four videos get new users up to speed with a brand new Linode account and server, all in Treehouse’s […]

2013 Spring Conferences

February 28, 2013 3:07 pm

This spring we’re pleased to be sponsoring several conferences. If you plan to attend, we hope you’ll stop by and pay us a visit! SXSW March 8-17 Austin, TX – SXSW’s unique blend of music, film, technology, and culture attracts thousands of enthusiasts and professionals each year. This year’s conference promises to be one of […]

Rails Rumble 2012 Winners

October 26, 2012 3:15 pm

We’d like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Rails Rumble! This year entries were judged by a panel of experts and voted on by the public. After much deliberation, here are the results: Overall: 1st Place: 2nd Place: 3rd Place: Deploy Button 4th Place: SciCombinator 5th Place: Bugle 6th […]

Rails Rumble 2012

October 9, 2012 11:02 am

Linode is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring the Rails Rumble for the fifth year in a row! This year 500 teams will be competing (up from 300 teams since the last Rumble!) over a 48 hour period to design, develop, and deploy a web application using Ruby on Rails and Linode. At […]

Arch Linux Template Updated

July 18, 2012 2:43 pm

We’re pleased to announce that an updated Arch Linux (Arch Linux 2012.07) distribution template is available for immediate deployment from within the Linode Manager. The new template has the most recent system updates installed, which includes the changing of ‘/lib’ to a symlink. If you would like more information about deploying a distribution from within the […]

Linode Birthday Giveaway!

June 16, 2012 1:58 pm

UPDATE: The giveaway has ended! We sold out in about 12 hours. Thanks everyone! To celebrate our 9th birthday we are giving away $250,000 in Linode services! The Giveaway starts this Tuesday, June 19th at 12:00PM EDT (4:00PM GMT) and both new and existing customers are eligible. For new customers: Be one of the first […]

Xen Security Advisories and How We Handled Them

June 13, 2012 1:03 pm

The Xen security team recently made public three security advisories regarding the Xen Hypervisor. Linode customers are not affected by the issues outlined in the advisories due to proactive maintenance performed by Linode over the past few weeks. XSA-7 – 64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability XSA-8 – guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception […]

CentOS 6.2, Fedora 16, openSUSE 12.1, and Gentoo

April 17, 2012 9:07 am

We’re happy to announce the availability of the following distributions for deployment in 32-bit and 64-bit flavors: CentOS 6.2 (release notes) Fedora 16 (release notes) openSUSE 12.1 (release notes) In addition to providing these new distributions for deployment, we’ve updated our 32-bit and 64-bit Gentoo images to provide more up-to-date packages at the time of […]

Native IPv6 Now Available in All Locations

February 28, 2012 1:40 pm

With the World IPv6 Launch coming up on June 6th, 2012, we’ve been working hard to make IPv6 available to all Linode customers so they can participate. We’re happy to announce that IPv6 is now available in all six of our locations across the world! If you’d like to enable IPv6 for your existing Linode, just navigate to […]