Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. Although it is used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it supports almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike many other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, and / or all of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to set up the right software environment for all your web applications irrespective of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you will always find a lot of materials online about any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
We supply Ubuntu with all of our VPS web hosting service and based on what requirements your web applications have, you're able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition of the Operating System with only a couple of mouse clicks throughout the order process. If you order your server without a website hosting Control Panel, the only piece of software which will be set up along with Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, therefore you are able to use a console in order to access the server and to build a software environment of your liking. When you obtain your server with the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you'll have a web interface with which you are able to control almost everything as quickly as you manage an ordinary shared account and all essential MySQL, FTP and email server software will be pre-installed, yet the root access to the server is limited. When you don't have a lot experience, or in case you don't like to waste time on VPS control procedures, you'll be able to take advantage of our Managed Services upgrade, which features regular Ubuntu Operating System updates.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We offer Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages and if you need this OS, you are able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with just a click on the order page. We provide two editions, in order to guarantee that the hosting server will meet the system requirements of the software that you wish to set up. The full root admission to your server will allow you to set up any other software, since the only pre-installed app will be the Apache web server. You are able to access the server safely from a console, however if you like better to use an online interface, you are free to install any Control Panel that can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you would like to focus your efforts on the content and not on server maintenance tasks, you're able to add the Managed Services upgrade and we will handle a number of tasks for you, which includes once a week OS updates.