Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. Even though it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions available and it supports almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike various other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you're able to modify its core, and / or all of the countless packages it features, in any way you see fit. This allows you to install the right software environment for all your web apps whatever their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find a lot of materials on the world wide web about any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting

Ubuntu is available with all our Linux VPS web hosting packages and you can acquire a VPS running it in just sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so you're able to choose the one which you need when the software that you would like to run on the hosting server has specific system requirements in this regard. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you can set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have a world wide web interface and all of the required web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etc. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but this type of setup is more suitable for users with less experience. We can also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add our 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 Hosting

Ubuntu is among the OS options which you can find on our order page when you want to get one of our dedicated servers hosting packages. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, so as to match the system requirements of the applications which you need to install on the server. You can also choose the software that will operate on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be tailor-made software of your choice. You will be able to install the latter without problems employing a Secure Shell console, since you will receive root-level access and you will have full control of your hosting server. You are free to install a website hosting Control Panel too and control some things through a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, includes Operating System upgrades.