Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. Even though it is used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to modify its core, as well as any of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to install the ideal software environment for your web applications regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find numerous materials on the Internet related to any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
Ubuntu is available with all our Linux VPS hosting packages and you can buy a VPS running it in just one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so you are able to pick the one which you need when the software that you would like to run on the web hosting server has particular system requirements in this regard. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you will be able to install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have a world wide web interface and all of the required web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. software will be 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 will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly if you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this throughout the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
You're able to obtain Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages, considering that we provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this Operating System. Thus, you'll be able to choose the more appropriate of them, based on the type of apps 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 setting. We will install just the Apache web server software, therefore you will be able to add whatever else you will need, even if it is not related directly to sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You will be able to manage everything using a console, yet if you would like, you can also install a hosting Control Panel, when it supports Ubuntu. When you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will keep your OS up-to-date on a weekly basis and will ensure that you have the most recent software packages for a reliable and secure server environment.