Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. Although it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you are able to customize its core, and any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the optimal software environment for your web apps irrespective of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you will always find plenty of materials on the web about any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS plans and you can get a VPS running it in less than one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, which means that you are able to choose the one which you need if the software that you wish to run on the website hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you'll be able to install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a installation is more suitable for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis if you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so throughout the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

You're able to acquire Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server plans, since we provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this Operating System. This way, you are able to select the more appropriate of them, based on the type of applications which you need to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control of the software setting. We will install only the Apache web server software, therefore you're able to add anything else you may need, even when it's not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You are able to control everything using a console, but if you want, you can also install a website hosting Control Panel, provided that it supports Ubuntu. In case you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your Operating System up-to-date on a weekly basis and will make sure that you have the most recent software packages for a well-balanced and secure server environment.