Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity 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 at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you will be able to customize its core, and all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the right software environment for all of your web applications regardless of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you will always find a lot of materials on the Internet about any question or problem which you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS servers and you can obtain a VPS running it in less than one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so that you'll be able to pick the one which you need when the software that you would like to run on your web hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you'll be able to set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have a web interface and all of the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etc. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a installation is more effective for users with less experience. We can also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis if you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

You are able to acquire Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server plans, considering that we supply 32-bit and 64-bit versions of this OS. In this way, you will be able to choose the more appropriate of them, based on the type of apps that you'd like to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the OS. You'll have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control over the software environment. We'll install only the Apache web server software, therefore you can add everything else you'll need, even if it is not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You can manage everything through a console, but if you want, you can also install a web hosting Control Panel, as long as it is compatible with Ubuntu. In case you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we will keep your OS up-to-date every week and will ensure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a stable and secure server environment.