Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it is used primarily on desktops, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike alternative Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you are able to customize its core, and / or any of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This allows you to install the proper software environment for all your web apps regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you'll 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'll be able to select the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have specific requirements with regard to the OS they're set up on, and you can select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. Also, you can select whether the VPS should feature the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to do everything by using your Internet browser, yet the root access is restricted; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so that you can set up anything freely because of the full root access that you'll be given, yet the server management tasks will be performed from a console. Our system administrators will watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

We provide Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages and if you need this Operating System, you're able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with only a click on the registration page. We offer two releases, in order to make sure that the server matches the requirements of the software that you would like to install. The full root access to your server will allow you to install any other software, as the only pre-installed application will be the Apache web server. You'll be able to access the server safely through a console, yet in case you prefer to use an online interface, you're free to install any kind of Control Panel which can run on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you need to focus your efforts on the content and not on server maintenance tasks, you will be able to add the Managed Services upgrade and we'll handle various tasks for you, including weekly OS updates.