Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. While it's used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you are able to modify its core, and / or all of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to set up the perfect software environment for your web apps irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find plenty of materials on the web related to any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS servers, you can decide on the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We recognize the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements with regard to the OS they can be installed on, and you're able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. Also, 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 find everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you will be able to make everything via your Internet browser, yet the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you can set up anything freely due to the full root access that you'll be given, yet the server management tasks can be performed from a console. Our system administrators will watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

When the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu and plenty of system resources, you should choose our Linux dedicated service and add this Operating System to your order with just a single click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS, according to which release your apps need to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't feature a hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, yet if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. If you do not want to lose time managing the server, you can use our Managed Services package, that includes a lot of tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.