Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on desktops, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it supports almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and any of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This allows you to install the right software environment for all of your web applications irrespective of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you will always find numerous materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Hosting

Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS hosting and you can buy a VPS running it in less than an hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so you're able to choose the one that you need if the software that you want to run on your hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up without a Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you'll be able to set up anything using 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 the required web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etc. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but this type of installation is more effective for users with less experience. We will also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so during the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

Ubuntu is among the OS options which you will find on our registration page when you decide to get one of our Linux dedicated web hosting. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, to match the system requirements of the applications 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 the rest can be tailor-made software of your choice. You're able to set up the latter without problems through a Secure Shell console, as you will receive root-level access and you will get full control of your hosting server. You are free to set up a web hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things through a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, comes with OS updates.