Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. Although it is used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any hardware, that 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 are able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, as well as any of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the right software environment for all of your web apps regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find plenty of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS servers and you can buy a VPS running it in just sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so that you are able to choose the one that you need if the software that you want to run on the hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you can install anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etc. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a installation is more efficient for users with less experience. We can also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so throughout the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

Ubuntu is among the OS options that you'll find on our order page in case you want to obtain one of our dedicated service. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to meet the system requirements of the apps that you would like to install on the server. You may also select the software that will operate on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be custom software of your liking. You can install the latter without any problems employing a Secure Shell console, as you'll get root-level access and you'll get full control over the hosting server. You are free to install a web hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, includes Operating System upgrades.