You can sign-up for a VPS hosting plan on Linode and then once you login you will see an option to Add Linode ,clicking this you’ll be prompted to select your Linode configuration plan.
After selecting your suitable plan and location, click on ADD this Linode!.
Now you will be able to see your Linode and Its IP address in Linode section.
Now to configure Linode, click on its Dashboard
We have not yet deployed any Linux distribution. To deploy click on the Deploy a Linux Distribution.
Now we’ll need to select your Linux Distribution, disk size for server, swap size and root password for the server.
After that Click Rebuild.
It will take time for the creation of image. After successful creation, click on boot.
Now you can login with your SSH credentials.
Link: Sign-up for Linode