Fedora 15

May 26, 2011 6:40 pm

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Fedora 15 for both 32 and 64 bit architectures. To get started with this release, simply follow the instructions in our deployment guide. Users of older versions may wish to review Fedora’s instructions for upgrading with yum. Enjoy! Enjoy!

Ubuntu 11.04 – Natty Narwhal

April 28, 2011 3:35 pm

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal” for both 32 and 64 bit architectures. To get started with this release, simply follow the instructions in our deployment guide. Users of older versions may wish to review our Ubuntu 11.04 upgrade instructions. Enjoy! Please note that Canonical will only be providing support […]

openSUSE 11.4

March 10, 2011 4:00 pm

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of openSUSE 11.4 for both 32 and 64 bit architectures. This release features Apache 2.2.17, nginx 0.8.54, PostgreSQL 9.0.3, and much more. You can learn more about new features in this release in the openSUSE 11.4 product highlights. To get started with openSUSE 11.4, simply follow the instructions […]

Debian 6 – Squeeze

February 8, 2011 5:59 pm

We’re delighted to announce the availability of Debian 6 (code named “Squeeze”) for both 32 and 64 bit architectures through our deployment wizard. You can learn more about this release in Debian’s release announcement. If you’re interested in upgrading a Debian 5 (Lenny) system to this release, please review our Debian 6 upgrade guide in […]

Ubuntu 10.10 – Maverick Meerkat

October 10, 2010 10:10 am

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat” for both 32 and 64 bit through our deployment wizard. Please keep in mind Canonical will only be providing support for this version for 18 months – after which you’ll either have to upgrade or reinstall. There is always Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long Term […]

Fedora 13 & Slackware 13.1

May 25, 2010 3:17 pm

We’re pleased to announce the release of two new sets of distro templates: Fedora 13 – Fedora’s release notes are available here. Slackware 13.1 – Slackware’s release notes are here. We’ve provided both 32 & 64 bit images for these distros and they’re available now through our deployment wizard.

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx)

April 29, 2010 2:21 pm

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). This LTS version is slated to receive security updates until April 2015. As with all our distributions, you may deploy either the 32-bit (recommended for most uses) or 64-bit version. If upgrading from a prior version of Ubuntu, you need to make […]

Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

October 30, 2009 1:50 pm

We’re pleased to announce support for Ubuntu 9.10 server images on Linodes. As the newest release in the Ubuntu family of Linux operating systems, this version offers many new features. You may deploy Ubuntu 9.10 from the Linode Manager dashboard.

New kernels, fixed vulnerabilities

August 17, 2009 2:26 pm

We’ve released five new kernels which contain the fix for the recently announced Linux kernel local privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2009-2692).  The following kernels are NOT vulnerable: 2.6.18.8-linode19 (Latest 2.6 Stable) 2.6.30.5-linode20 2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode7 (Latest 2.6 Stable – x86_64) 2.6.30.5-x86_64-linode8 2.6.23.17-linode44 (for UML) Please check the output of “uname -r” from within your Linode.  If you’re not […]

Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)

April 23, 2009 1:52 pm

We’ve cooked up Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty templates fresh from the folks over at the Ubuntu project.  Available now from the Distribution Wizard for both i386 and x86_64.  Enjoy!