Ubuntu is a well-liked desktop Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel, and its server version is getting quite popular too. The main reason is that the OS is really light and it can function on almost any hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also really reliable and secure and all of the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases are supported for at least 5 years, which guarantees that you should have a risk-free and stable software environment on your web hosting server all the time. In addition, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities globally, so if you experience any problem or have any question, you'll discover a number of resources on the web. One of the basic advantages of this Operating System is that it features thousands of software packages which can be freely customized according to your needs and / or the requirements of the applications which you intend to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any kind of license fees any time. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their program code is not accessible, thus it can't be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting

With any of our Linux VPS web hosting services, you're able to pick the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have specific requirements with regard to the Operating System they're set up on, which means that you will be able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. Also, you can choose if your VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you will be able to make everything by using your web browser, however the root access will be restricted; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you're able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access that you'll be given, however the server management tasks can be done through a console. Our sysadmins will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services package which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting

Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you will find on our registration page in case you decide to get one of our Linux dedicated hosting services. We can install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the apps that you intend to set up on the server. You may also choose the software which will run on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so all else can be custom software that you choose. You can set up the latter without any problems through a Secure Shell console, as you will get root-level access and you will have full control over your server. You are free to install a web hosting Control Panel as well and control some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can run on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, contains Operating System upgrades.