Ubuntu is a very popular OS, which employs the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you can get official safety and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you're able to modify its core, or all of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will allow 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 can always find find plenty of materials on the web related to any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS plans, you're able to decide on the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We recognize the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements in terms of the Operating System they can be set up on, so you're able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. You can also choose whether your VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll receive everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you are able to do everything by using your Internet browser, however the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you'll be able to install anything freely due to the full root access that you will be given, yet the server management tasks are performed through a console. Our system administrators can monitor your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis if you add the additional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

You'll be able to obtain Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server plans, since we provide 32-bit and 64-bit versions of this Operating System. This way, you can select the more appropriate of them, based on the type of apps that you need to install and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the Operating System. You will have root-level access to the server, which will give you full control of the software setting. We will set up just the Apache web server software, so you are able to add anything else you may need, even if it's not related directly to sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You're able to control everything from a console, however if you want, you may also install a hosting Control Panel, provided that it supports Ubuntu. When you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we'll keep your Operating System up-to-date on a weekly basis and will ensure that you have the most recent software packages for a well-balanced and risk-free server environment.