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Setup Linode - Part 1 LAMP

David Carr

VPS Tutorials Linode


Setting up a Linode VPS server, I’m going to use a one click installer so on the create server page select One-Click and select LAMP which includes Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP.

Enter a MySQL password ensure its a strong password and select an image, with this LAMP image only Debian 9 is available at the time of writing this.

Select a region, I’m UK based so I’ve selected London.

Select the server size I’ll go with the $5 a month plan. This can be changed later.

Give the server a name and enter a root password, ensure again to use a strong password.

Next comes the SSH keys, either select an existing SSH key from your account or click on Add an SSH Key here you can enter a name for the key and the SSH key itself.

The SSH key allows login without using passwords. Existing keys are located at ~/.ssh folder the default public key is if you don’t have one then you can generate a key by using ssh-keygen.

When ready click create and the server will be created, the process can take a few minutes to complete.

Now you can connect to your server using ssh root@ip address

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