Ubuntu is a very popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike alternative Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or all of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the proper software environment for your web applications whatever their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you will always find plenty of materials on the web about any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Hosting

With any of our VPS hosting services, you are able to decide on the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have certain requirements with regard to the OS they are set up on, so you are able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. You can also select whether the VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll find everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you'll be able to make everything through your online browser, yet the root access is restricted; whereas in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so you will be able to set up anything freely due to the full root access that you will be given, yet the server management tasks are performed through a console. Our sysadmins can watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup weekly when you add the additional Managed Services package which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

You'll be able to get Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server plans, because we provide 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. This way, you'll be able to pick the more appropriate of them, based on the type of apps which you wish to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You'll have root-level access to the server, which will provide you with full control over the software setting. We'll set up just the Apache web server software, so you'll be able to add anything else you'll need, even if it's not related directly to websites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You can manage everything through a console, yet if you would like, you can also install a web hosting Control Panel, as long as it is compatible with Ubuntu. When you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will keep your Operating System up-to-date weekly and will make sure that you have the latest software packages for a stable and risk-free server environment.