Ubuntu is a widely used desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, and its server edition is getting very popular as well. The reason is the fact that the OS is amazingly light and it can run on almost any kind of hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, which guarantees that you should have a safe and dependable software environment on your web hosting server all of the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities on earth, so if you experience any problem or have any question, you'll discover numerous resources on the Internet. One of the major advantages of this Operating System is the fact that it comes with a great number of software packages that can be easily modified in accordance with your needs and / or the requirements of the apps which you'd like to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any license fees at any time. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their code isn't accessible, thus it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

Ubuntu is available with our VPS service and you can acquire a VPS running it in just 1 hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so you can choose the one that you need when the software that you want to run on your website hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You may also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up without a Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all of the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a setup is more suitable for users with less experience. We can also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly if you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

You are able to acquire Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server plans, since we offer 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. In this way, you're able to choose the more appropriate of these two, based on the type of apps which you wish to set up and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which will give you full control of the software setting. We'll install just the Apache web server software, therefore you can add whatever else you'll need, even if it's not related directly to websites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You will be able to control everything using a console, but if you would like, you can also install a website hosting Control Panel, on condition that it supports Ubuntu. In case you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your OS up-to-date on a weekly basis and will ensure that you have the most recent software packages for a reliable and protected server environment.