Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. Though it's used mainly on desktops, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it supports almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and any of the numerous packages it features, in any way you see fit. This enables you to install the optimal software environment for all of your web apps irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find a lot of materials online related to any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting

Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS web hosting and you can buy a VPS running it in less than an hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so that you're able to select the one that you need if the software that you want to run on the hosting server has particular system requirements in this regard. You may also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have a web interface and all necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but this type of installation is more effective for users with less experience. We can also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis if you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so during the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting

You are able to acquire Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans, as we provide 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this OS. Thus, you can pick the more appropriate of them, based on the type of applications which you'd like to install and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control of the software setting. We will install only the Apache web server software, which means that you'll be able to add anything else you may need, even if it's not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You can control everything from a console, however if you want, you can also set up a hosting Control Panel, as long as it's compatible with Ubuntu. In case you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your Operating System up-to-date on a weekly basis and will ensure that you have the latest software packages for a reliable and risk-free server environment.