Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, which employs the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on desktops, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you can receive official security and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you're able to modify its core, as well as all of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to install the right software environment for all your web apps irrespective of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find plenty of materials online regarding any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS servers, you can decide on the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We recognize the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements in terms of the Operating System they are installed on, so you are able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. Also, you can select if your VPS should feature the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you are able to make everything from your Internet browser, yet the root access is limited; while in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so that you can set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, yet the server management tasks will be performed using a console. Our sysadmins will keep track of your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options which you will find on our order page if you want to obtain one of our dedicated servers. We'll install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, in order to match the system requirements of the apps which you want to set up on the server. You may also select the software that will run on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be customized software of your liking. You are able to set up the latter without problems from a Secure Shell console, because you'll receive root-level access and you will get full control over the server. You can set up a website hosting Control Panel as well and control some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features Operating System updates.