Ubuntu is a really popular OS, which employs the Linux kernel. Although it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been rising in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike alternative Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and any of the numerous packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the proper software environment for your web apps whatever their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you will always find plenty of materials online related to any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS servers, you will be able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they are installed on, and you are able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose if your VPS should come with our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll get everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you're able to do everything through your Internet browser, however the root access is limited; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so that you will be able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access that you'll be given, yet the server management tasks can be done using a console. Our system administrators will keep track of your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis if you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

We provide Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server packages and if you need this OS, you're able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with only a click on the order page. We supply two versions, so as to guarantee that the server matches the system requirements of the software that you wish to set up. The full root accessibility to the server will help you set up various other software, since the only pre-installed app will be the Apache web server. You're able to access the server safely from a console, however in case you would like to use a web interface, you're free to set up any Control Panel that can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you'd like to focus your efforts on the content and not on server maintenance tasks, you're able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we'll take care of a variety of tasks for you, among them regular Operating System upgrades.