Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though it's used mainly on desktops, its server version has been rising in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike lots of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, and any of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the right software environment for all your web applications whatever their requirements. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you'll always find find lots of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With all of our VPS servers, you can choose the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have certain requirements with regard to the OS they can be installed on, and you are able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select if your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will get everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you're able to make everything by using your Internet browser, yet the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so you can set up anything freely because of the full root access that you'll be given, however the server management tasks can be done through a console. Our admins will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

You'll be able to obtain Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans, due to the fact that we supply 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. Thus, you will be able to pick the more appropriate of them, depending on the type of applications which you need to set up and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control over the software setting. We'll install only the Apache web server software, therefore you'll be able to add anything else you'll need, even if it's not related directly to web sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You are able to manage everything from a console, but if you would like, you may also install a web hosting Control Panel, when it is compatible with Ubuntu. When you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your Operating System up-to-date on a weekly basis and will make sure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a stable and safe server environment.