Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. While it is used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any 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 get official security and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you're able to customize its core, and / or any of the countless packages it features, in any way you see fit. This allows you to set up the optimal software environment for your web applications irrespective of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you can always find find lots of materials on the web regarding any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Hosting

With all of our Linux VPS hosting packages, you are able to pick the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have certain requirements in terms of the Operating System they're installed on, and you're able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose whether the VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll receive everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you'll be able to make everything through your online browser, yet the root access is limited; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so you'll be able to set up anything freely because of the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks can be performed through a console. Our sysadmins can keep track of your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly if you add the additional Managed Services package which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

You'll be able to acquire Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server packages, since we supply 32-bit and 64-bit versions of this OS. In this way, you'll be able to pick the more appropriate of the two, depending on the type of apps that you would like to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the Operating System. You'll have root-level access to the server, which will provide you with full control over the software setting. We'll install just the Apache web server software, which means that you can add anything else you will need, even when it's not related directly to websites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You are able to manage everything through a console, yet if you would like, you can also set up a web hosting Control Panel, on condition that it is compatible with Ubuntu. If you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we'll keep your Operating System up-to-date every week and will ensure that you have the latest software packages for a stable and protected server environment.