Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. Even though it's used mainly on personal computers, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you're able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you're able to customize its core, and all of the countless packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the optimal software environment for your web apps regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you will always find numerous materials online related to any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS

We provide Ubuntu with all our Linux VPS packages and depending on what system requirements your web applications have, you will be able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of the OS with just a few clicks during the order process. If you obtain your server without a website hosting Control Panel, the sole piece of software that will be installed on top of Ubuntu will be the Apache web server software, therefore you will be able to use a console in order to access the website hosting server and to build a software environment of your liking. If you acquire your server with the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will have an online interface with which you will be able to control almost everything just as easily as you manage a regular shared account and all required MySQL, FTP and email server software will be pre-installed, but the root access to your server is limited. When you don't have much experience, or if you don't wish to waste time on VPS control procedures, you are able to reap the benefits of the Managed Services upgrade, that features regular Ubuntu Operating System updates.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting

If the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu and a lot of system resources, you can choose one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You'll be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your OS, depending on which edition your apps need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't come with a website hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, however if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your web sites. When you don't want to lose time supervising the web hosting server, you can use the Managed Services package, that includes a lot of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.