Ubuntu is a widely used desktop OS, which uses the Linux kernel, but its server edition is getting very popular as well. The reason is that the operating system is extremely light and it can run on almost any hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also really reliable and secure and all Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least 5 years, which warrants that you should have a secure and dependable software environment on your website hosting server all the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities on earth, so if you experience any difficulty or have any question, you'll find numerous resources online. Among the major benefits of this Operating System is the fact that it includes tens of thousands of software packages that can be freely changed in accordance with your needs and the needs of the apps which you need to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any kind of license fees at all. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their code isn't accessible, therefore it can't be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Hosting

With any of our Linux VPS hosting packages, you'll be able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have specific requirements with regard to the Operating System they are installed on, and you're able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select if your VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you can do everything through your online browser, but the root access is limited; while in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so you can install anything freely thanks to the full root access that you will be given, yet the server management tasks will be performed from a console. Our system administrators will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

When the applications that you need to run require Ubuntu and a lot of system resources, you can select one of our dedicated web hosting and add this OS to your order with a click. You are able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your OS, depending on which edition your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you will 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 doesn't include a website hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your Internet sites. If you don't want to lose time controlling your web hosting server, you can use the Managed Services package, that includes plenty of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.