Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that employs the Linux kernel. Even though it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases you can get and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you can modify its core, or all of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to install the perfect software environment for your web applications irrespective of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find lots of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS web hosting plans
and you can buy a VPS running it in less than 1 hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so you are able to pick the one which you need if the software that you want to run on the server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up without a Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you'll be able to set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you will have an online interface and all of the required web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but this type of setup is more effective for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly if you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this 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 which you will find on our order page if you decide to acquire one of our Linux dedicated web hosting plans
. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, in order to satisfy the system requirements of the apps which you wish to set up on the server. You can also select the software that will run on your machine, due to the fact that we will install only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be tailor-made software of your choice. You can set up the latter without any problems from a Secure Shell console, because you will receive root-level access and you'll get full control of your hosting server. You are free to install a hosting Control Panel too and control some things using a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, features OS upgrades.