Ubuntu is a popular desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, and its server edition is getting very popular too. The reason is the fact that the operating system is really light and it can function on almost any kind of hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the fullest. Ubuntu is also pretty 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 protected and dependable software environment on your website hosting server all of the time. In addition, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities worldwide, so if you experience any kind of problem or have any kind of question, you will find plenty of resources on the Internet. Among the key advantages of this Operating System is the fact that it has a great number of software packages that can be easily changed in accordance with your needs and / or the needs of the apps that you wish to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees at any time. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their program code is not accessible, thus it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With all of our VPS servers, you can decide on the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they can be installed on, so you will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select whether your VPS should come with our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to make everything by using your web browser, however the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so you're able to set up anything freely due to the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks are performed from a console. Our sysadmins can monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup weekly when you add the additional Managed Services bundle that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

You're able to acquire Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server plans, due to the fact that we offer 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this OS. In this way, you're able to select the more appropriate of the two, depending on the type of applications which you want 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 over the software environment. We will set up only the Apache web server software, so you'll be able to add anything else you'll need, even if it's not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You're able to manage everything through a console, yet if you want, you may also set up a web hosting Control Panel, when it's compatible with Ubuntu. If you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your OS up-to-date on a weekly basis and will make sure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a reliable and safe server environment.