There is only one prerequisite for this guide. You must have:
- A Linode account (Use this referral code for )
- A Linode account (this signup link will give you $100 in free credit)
Follow the official “Getting Started with Linode” guide to setup your server. Be sure to choose the Ubuntu image when creating your server — preferably the Ubuntu version 20.04 LTS. You can still use Ubuntu 18.04 or 16.04 if you want. To use old software.
We recommend at least 1GB of memory on your VPS.
Secure Your Server
Follow the official “How to Secure Your Server” Linode guide to secure your server. This guide covers web users, SSH hardening, trimming down network-facing services, configuring a firewall, and a lot of other stuff.
Install Statamic on Ubuntu
Now that you have a secure server with Ubuntu, follow our Ubuntu instructions to install Statamic.