Ubuntu is a well known desktop Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel, but its server release is getting very popular too. The main reason is that the OS is very light and it'll function on almost any hardware with no issues, utilizing its resources to the fullest. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases are supported for at least 5 years, which warrants that you should have a secure and dependable software environment on your hosting server all of the time. Also, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities on earth, which means that if you experience any problem or have any kind of question, you'll find numerous resources on the Internet. One of the basic benefits of this OS is that it has thousands of software packages that can be easily modified in accordance with your needs and the requirements of the apps that you would like to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any license fees any time. In comparison, other Operating Systems are paid and their code isn't accessible, which means that it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With all of our Linux VPS web hosting service, you will be able to pick the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have specific requirements in terms of the Operating System they're installed on, and you can select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. You can also choose whether your VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will have everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to do everything via your Internet browser, yet the root access will be restricted; whereas in the second case, you will get Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, which means that you can set up anything freely because of the full root access which you'll be given, yet the server management tasks can be done through a console. Our administrators can watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services package that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

If the apps that you want to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you can select one of our Linux dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a single click. You'll be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, according to which edition your apps need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't come with a hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your web sites. When you do not want to lose time supervising the hosting server, you can take advantage of the Managed Services package, that features a lot of tasks done by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package includes routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.