Ubuntu is a well known desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, but its server edition is getting pretty popular too. The reason is the fact that the operating system is amazingly light and it can function on almost any hardware with no issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least 5 years, which warrants that you will have a secure and dependable software environment on your website hosting server all the time. Also, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities around the world, so if you experience any issue or have any kind of question, you will discover a number of resources online. Among the key benefits of this Operating System is the fact that it has numerous software packages that can be easily customized in accordance with your needs as well as the needs of the apps which you wish to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees any time. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their code is not accessible, therefore it cannot be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS
With all of our Linux VPS packages, you will be able to decide on the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have certain requirements in terms of the OS they're installed on, and you will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. Also, you can select whether the VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you'll be able to make everything from your online browser, however the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, which means that you will be able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access that you'll be given, however the server management tasks can be done using a console. Our administrators can keep track of your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup weekly if you add the additional Managed Services package that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
If the apps that you need to run require Ubuntu as well as plenty of system resources, you can opt for one of our dedicated servers hosting packages and add this Operating System to your order with just a single click. You will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of your Operating System, depending on which edition your apps need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you'll be able to set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't contain a hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, yet if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your Internet sites. When you do not want to lose time maintaining the server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, that includes many tasks done by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.