Ubuntu is a very popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Though it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it supports almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike alternative Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you can customize its core, as well as all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the ideal software environment for all your web applications regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you will always find numerous materials on the Internet about any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS servers and you can purchase a VPS running it in less than sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so you are able to select the one which you need when the software that you want to run on the hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed without a Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but this type of installation is more efficient 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 through your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

We supply Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages and if you need this Operating System, you will be able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit version with just a click on the order page. We supply two releases, so as to ensure that the server will meet the requirements of the software that you want to install. The full root admission to the server will enable you to set up any other software, due to the fact that the only pre-installed application is the Apache web server. You'll be able to access the server securely from a console, but if you prefer to use a world wide web interface, you're free to set up any kind of Control Panel that can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you wish to focus your efforts on your content and not on server maintenance tasks, you're able to add the Managed Services upgrade and we'll handle a number of tasks for you, among them weekly Operating System updates.