Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike numerous other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you will be able to customize its core, or all of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to install the ideal software environment for all of your web applications whatever their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find plenty of materials online related to any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS plans, you're able to decide on the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements in terms of the OS they're installed on, so 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 feature the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you'll be able to do everything through your web browser, however the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so that you can set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you'll be given, yet the server management tasks are done through a console. Our administrators will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly if you add the additional Managed Services package which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

If the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu and plenty of system resources, you should choose one of our Linux dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a single click. You are able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, depending on which edition your apps need to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not come with a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your websites. When you do not want to lose time supervising your hosting server, you can use our Managed Services package, that includes plenty of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.