Ubuntu is a very popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though it is used mainly on personal computers, its server version has been becoming more popular lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you're able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike lots of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you can modify its core, as well as all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you find fit. This enables you to install the best software environment for your web apps whatever their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you'll always find find numerous materials on the world wide web about any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

We provide Ubuntu with all our VPS hosting plans and depending on what requirements your web applications have, you'll be able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition of the OS with only a couple of clicks during the order process. If you order your server with no hosting Control Panel, the sole piece of software which will be set up in addition to Ubuntu will be the Apache web server software, so you will be able to use a console in order to access the hosting server and to build a software environment of your liking. When you obtain your server with the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you will have a web interface with which you're able to control almost everything as easily as you manage a regular shared account and all of the required MySQL, FTP and email server software will be pre-installed, but the root access to your server is limited. If you don't have a lot experience, or in case you do not like to waste time on VPS administration procedures, you'll be able to take full advantage of the Managed Services upgrade, which includes once a week Ubuntu Operating System updates.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

If the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of system resources, you can select one of our Linux dedicated web hosting plans and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your OS, based on which release your applications need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you'll be able to set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your websites. When you don't want to lose time taking care of the web hosting server, you can employ the Managed Services package, which includes many tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.