Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. Though it is used primarily on PCs, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it supports almost any hardware, that 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 are able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you can modify its core, and any of the numerous packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to set up the proper software environment for your web apps irrespective of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you can always find find numerous materials on the web regarding any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS web hosting plans, you will be able to pick the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements with regard to the OS they can be installed on, so you're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. Also, you can select if your VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll find everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you'll be able to make everything by using your online browser, however the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so you are able to set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks can be performed through a console. Our system administrators will watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis if you add the optional Managed Services package that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

When the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu and plenty of system resources, you should opt for our dedicated web hosting plans and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the Operating System, according to which release your apps need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you'll be able to install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a website hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your web sites. If you do not want to lose time taking care of your web hosting server, you can take advantage of our Managed Services package, that includes countless tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.