Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been becoming more popular lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you can get official protection and performance updates. Unlike numerous other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to customize its core, and / or any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to set up the ideal software environment for all of your web applications regardless of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you'll always find find plenty of materials online about any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with our VPS plans
and you can obtain a VPS running it in just 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so that you will be able to pick the one which you need when the software that you would like to run on the hosting server has particular system requirements in this regard. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed without a Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have a world wide web interface and all needed web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etc. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a setup is more suitable 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 through your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of system resources, you can select our dedicated web hosting plans
and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the OS, according to which release your applications need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you'll be able to set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not contain a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, but if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. If you do not want to lose time maintaining the server, you can use the Managed Services package, which includes numerous tasks performed by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade includes regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.