Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Although it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases you can get and it's 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 will be able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, as well as any of the countless packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This enables you to install the proper software environment for all of your web applications irrespective of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you'll always find find a lot of materials on the web regarding any question or problem which you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With all of our VPS web hosting plans, you're able to pick the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they're set up on, which means that you'll be able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. Also, you can select whether the VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will find everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etc. software, and you will be able to do everything via your online browser, however the root access is limited; while in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you will be able to set up anything freely because of the full root access which you'll be given, yet the server management tasks are done from a console. Our administrators will watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis when you add the additional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

If the apps that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of resources, you can opt for our dedicated web hosting plans and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the Operating System, according to which release your applications need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not come with a web hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, yet if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. In case you don't want to lose time maintaining your web hosting server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, that includes a number of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade includes regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.