Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which employs the Linux kernel. Even though it's used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and all of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This enables you to install the optimal software environment for all your web apps regardless of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you will always find lots of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting

Ubuntu is available with all our VPS web hosting and you can get a VPS running it in less than 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you're able to pick the one which you need if the software that you would like to run on your website hosting server has specific system requirements in this regard. You can also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up without a Control Panel, in which case you'll 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'll have a web interface and all the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a setup is more efficient for users with less experience. We can also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time through your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting

If the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of system resources, you can choose one of our dedicated hosting services and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You are able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS, according to which edition your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your Internet sites. In case you do not want to lose time controlling the hosting server, you can use our Managed Services package, that includes a lot of tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade features routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.