Ubuntu is a really popular OS, which makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, as well as any of the countless packages it features, in any way you see fit. This enables you to install the optimal software environment for all of your web apps irrespective of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find plenty of materials online related to any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our Linux VPS servers, you can decide on the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have particular requirements in terms of the Operating System they can be set up on, so you can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose whether your VPS should come with our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you'll be able to do everything via your online browser, but the root access will be limited; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you'll be able to set up anything freely because of the full root access that you will be given, however the server management tasks will be done through a console. Our system administrators will keep track of your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

We supply Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server plans and if you need this Operating System, you'll be able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit version with just a click on the order page. We supply two versions, to make sure that the server matches the requirements of the software that you'd like to set up. The full root admission to your server will enable you to set up various other software, as the only pre-installed app is the Apache web server. You will be able to access the server securely using a console, however in case you prefer to use an online interface, you are free to set up any kind of Control Panel which can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you wish to concentrate your efforts on your content and not on server management tasks, you can add our Managed Services upgrade and we will handle a number of tasks for you, among them weekly Operating System updates.