Ubuntu is a very popular OS, which makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you are able to customize its core, as well as all of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This allows you to set up the right software environment for all of your web applications irrespective of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you can always find find numerous materials online about any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With all of our VPS servers, you'll be able to choose the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have certain requirements in terms of the Operating System they're installed on, which means that you will be able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. You can also select whether the VPS should come with our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will get everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you are able to make everything via your online browser, yet the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so that you will be able to set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you'll be given, however the server management tasks are done through a console. Our sysadmins can watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the optional Managed Services package which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

If the applications that you need to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you should choose one of our Linux dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your OS, depending on which release your apps need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, yet if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your sites. In case you don't want to lose time taking care of the server, you can use the Managed Services package, that features plenty of tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The package features regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.