Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. Though it is used mainly on desktops, its server version has been rising in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it supports almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you are able to customize its core, as well as all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you see fit. This enables you to set up the right software environment for all of your web apps whatever their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find plenty of materials on the world wide web about any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

Ubuntu is available with all our Linux VPS servers and you can acquire a VPS running it in less than 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, which means that you're able to choose the one which you need when the software that you want to run on your web hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed without a Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you will be able to install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you will have an online interface and all necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etc. 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 maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly if you add the 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 Servers

Ubuntu is among the OS options that you will find on our order page in case you choose to get one of our Linux dedicated service. We'll install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, to satisfy the system requirements of the apps that you wish to install on the server. You may also choose the software which will operate on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be tailor-made software that you choose. You will be able to set up the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, since you will have root-level access and you'll have full control of your server. You can install a web hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things using a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, comes with Operating System updates.