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Yes, just change the name servers and you won't have any downtime as long as you leave the original server up. Keep in mind that changes on one server won't be reflected on the other server, so that if you have a mailling list for people to join and they join on the old server, unless you sync data it will be lost. Also be aware that the new nameserver will ...
The only difference in the DNS records is your TTL though that won't be causing the problem. Assuming that you've waited at least 48 hours for the DNS propagation then the likelihood is your caching, or your virtual host file. Many people assume that a ipconfig /flushdns or -flushcache on a Mac will correct any browser issues, while this can help its worth ...
Create a subdomain foo.bar.com via your control panel or do it manually on your Linode server. Then, set your DNS at Namecheap to point to your server IP when someone request foo.bar.com. In the public_html of foo.bar.com on your Linode server, you can create an .htaccess file: Redirect 301 http://bar.com/foo
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