Ubuntu is a really popular OS, which employs the Linux kernel. Even though it is used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you can receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike numerous other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and all of the countless packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to set up the optimal software environment for all your web applications regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you will always find a lot of materials online related to any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS
With any of our Linux VPS, you will be able to select the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have specific requirements with regard to the OS they're installed on, so you are able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. You can also choose whether the VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will have everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you can do everything through your web browser, but the root access will be restricted; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so that you'll be able to set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, but the server management tasks are done from a console. Our administrators can keep track of your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
If the apps that you need to run require Ubuntu and a lot of system resources, you can opt for one of our Linux dedicated hosting and add this OS to your order with a single click. You will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, based on which edition your applications need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not come with a web hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, however if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your web sites. In case you don't want to lose time managing the hosting server, you can take full advantage of our Managed Services package, that includes a lot of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.