Ubuntu is a well known desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, and its server version is getting very popular too. The main reason is that the OS is really light and it'll function on almost any kind of hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for a minimum of five years, which guarantees that you should have a risk-free and stable software environment on your web hosting server all the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities worldwide, which means that if you experience any issue or have any kind of question, you'll find numerous resources on the web. Among the major advantages of this OS is the fact that it comes with tens of thousands of software packages that can be freely modified in accordance with your needs as well as the needs of the apps that you need to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any license fees at all. In comparison, other Operating Systems are paid and their code isn't accessible, thus it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Hosting

Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS hosting packages and you can buy a VPS running it in less than an hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you're able to choose the one that you need when the software that you want to run on your web hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may 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 will be able to set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have a web interface and all of the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but this type of setup is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this throughout the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you'll find on our order page if you choose to acquire one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We can install the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, in order to meet the system requirements of the applications that you want to install on the server. You may also select the software that will operate on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be tailor-made software of your choice. You'll be able to install the latter without any problems by using a Secure Shell console, because you'll receive root-level access and you'll get full control over the server. You can install a hosting Control Panel as well and control some things using a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features OS upgrades.