Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. While it is used primarily on desktops, its server version has been gaining in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you can receive official security and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you will be able to customize its core, and all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you find fit. This allows you to set up the best software environment for your web applications irrespective of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you can always find find lots of materials on the Internet related to any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

Ubuntu is available with our VPS web hosting plans and you can acquire a VPS running it in just sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, which means that you can choose the one which you need when the software that you would like to run on your website hosting server has particular system requirements in this regard. You can also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed without a Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you'll be able to set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all needed web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a installation is more effective for users with less experience. We will also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis if you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

Ubuntu is among the OS options which you will find on our registration page when you decide to get one of our dedicated web hosting plans. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, to meet the system requirements of the applications which you intend to install on the server. You may also choose the software which will operate on your machine, because we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be customized software of your liking. You will be able to set up the latter without any problems by using a Secure Shell console, since you will have root-level access and you will get full control over your server. You can install a website hosting Control Panel too and manage some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features Operating System updates.