Ubuntu is a very popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though it is used primarily on desktops, its server version has been rising in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you can receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike alternative Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you will be able to customize its core, as well as all of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the optimal software environment for all of your web applications whatever their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you can always find find plenty of materials online regarding any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS plans, you'll be able to select the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements with regard to the OS they can be installed on, so you will be able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose if the VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will find everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you'll be able to do everything via your online browser, however the root access will be limited; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so you can install anything freely due to the full root access that you will be given, however the server management tasks are done through a console. Our system administrators will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

When the apps that you need to run require Ubuntu and plenty of system resources, you should choose one of our dedicated web hosting plans and add this Operating System to your order with just a single click. You're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the Operating System, depending on which edition your applications need in order to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you'll be able to set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not feature a hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, yet if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your web sites. In case you don't want to lose time supervising your hosting server, you can reap the benefits of the Managed Services package, that includes a number of tasks done by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package features regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.