Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it is used primarily on desktops, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you can get official security and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you can customize its core, or any of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This enables you to set up the optimal software environment for all your web apps regardless of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find plenty of materials on the web regarding any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS

With any of our Linux VPS, you are able to choose the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they are installed on, which means that you can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. You can also select whether the VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will have everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you're able to do everything via your web browser, however the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so you're able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, but the server management tasks are performed from a console. Our admins will watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly if you add the additional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting

You're able to get Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server plans, because we offer 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. In this way, you're able to select the more appropriate of the two, based on the type of apps which you'd like to install and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the Operating System. You'll have root-level access to the server, which will provide you with full control of the software setting. We will set up just the Apache web server software, which means that you'll be able to add anything else you will need, even if it is not related directly to web sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You'll be able to manage everything from a console, but if you want, you can also set up a website hosting Control Panel, on condition that it is compatible with Ubuntu. In case you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we will keep your Operating System up-to-date weekly and will make sure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a well-balanced and secure server environment.