Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions out there and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you can modify its core, and / or any of the countless packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the proper software environment for all of your web applications regardless of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find a lot of materials on the world wide web related to any question or problem which you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Hosting

Ubuntu is available with our Linux VPS hosting packages and you can acquire a VPS running it in less than 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so you will be able to choose the one that you need when the software that you wish to run on the web hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You can also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you'll be able to set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed 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 setup is more suitable for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time through your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you can find on our registration page if you choose to obtain one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, in order to satisfy the system requirements of the apps which you want to install on the server. You may also choose the software which will operate on your machine, since we will set up only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be custom-made software that you choose. You can set up the latter without any problems by using a Secure Shell console, as you'll receive root-level access and you will have full control of your server. You can install a web 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 easier, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features OS updates.