Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though it is used primarily on desktops, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you can modify its core, as well as any of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to install the best software environment for your web apps whatever their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you'll always find find plenty of materials on the Internet about any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS web hosting plans, you'll be able to select the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements with regard to the OS they can be set up on, and you will be able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select if the VPS should come with our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll find everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you will be able to do everything through your Internet browser, however the root access will be restricted; whereas in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so you can set up anything freely because of the full root access which you'll be given, yet the server management tasks will be done from a console. Our system administrators will keep track of your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis if you add the additional Managed Services package that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

We supply Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server packages and if you need this OS, you'll be able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit release with only a click on the registration page. We supply two versions, to ensure that the server meets the system requirements of the software that you wish to install. The full root access to the server will help you set up various other software, as the only pre-installed app is the Apache web server. You will be able to access the server securely from a console, yet in case you would like to use an online interface, you are free to set up any Control Panel that can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you need to focus your efforts on your content and not on server management tasks, you are able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we will take care of various tasks for you, including regular OS upgrades.