Ubuntu is a popular desktop Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel, and its server release is getting pretty popular as well. The reason is that the operating system is really light and it will run on almost any kind of hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also extremely reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases are supported for at least 5 years, which guarantees that you will have a protected and stable software environment on your website hosting server all of the time. In addition, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities on earth, which means that if you experience any issue or have any kind of question, you will discover a number of resources on the web. One of the main advantages of this OS is that it includes numerous software packages that can be freely modified in accordance with your needs as well as the needs of the applications that you want to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any kind of license fees at all. In comparison, other Operating Systems are paid and their code isn't accessible, which means that it can't be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS
With all of our Linux VPS, you're able to decide on the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements with regard to the OS they can be set up on, and you are able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. Also, you can choose if the VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you are able to do everything through your Internet browser, however the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, which means that you are able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access which you'll be given, yet the server management tasks can be done through a console. Our admins will watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly when you add the additional Managed Services package that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
We supply Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server plans and if you need this Operating System, you can select the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with only a click on the registration page. We offer two releases, so as to guarantee that the server will meet the requirements of the software that you'd like to install. The full root accessibility to the server will enable you to set up any other software, because the only pre-installed app will be the Apache web server. You'll be able to access the server securely using a console, but in case you prefer to use a world wide web interface, you're free to set up any Control Panel which can run on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you wish to concentrate your efforts on your content and not on server maintenance tasks, you will be able to add the Managed Services upgrade and we'll take care of a number of tasks for you, which includes regular OS updates.