Ubuntu is a well-liked desktop Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel, and its server version is getting really popular as well. The reason is that the OS is amazingly light and it will function on almost any kind of hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases are supported for at least five years, which guarantees that you will have a protected and stable software environment on your hosting server all the time. In addition, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities worldwide, so if you experience any kind of problem or have any question, you will discover a number of resources on the Internet. Among the key advantages of this OS is the fact that it comes with numerous software packages which can be freely customized in accordance with your needs and / or the requirements of the applications which you wish to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees at all. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their code isn't accessible, thus it can't be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
We offer Ubuntu with our VPS servers and depending on what requirements your web applications have, you're able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the Operating System with just a couple of clicks throughout the order process. When you obtain your server without a website hosting Control Panel, the only piece of software which will be installed in addition to Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, so you can use a console to gain access to the server and to install a software environment that you choose. If you get your server with the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you'll have an online interface with which you're able to control almost everything as easily as you control a standard shared account and all important MySQL, FTP and email server software will be pre-installed, however the root access to the server is restricted. If you do not have a lot experience, or if you don't plan to waste time on VPS supervision procedures, you are able to take advantage of the Managed Services upgrade, which includes weekly Ubuntu Operating System upgrades.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu and plenty of system resources, you should select one of our dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You are able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, according to which edition your apps need to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Since you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, yet if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your Internet sites. If you do not want to lose time taking care of your server, you can employ the Managed Services package, which includes many tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade features regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.