Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Though it's used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike lots of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you're able to customize its core, as well as any of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you find fit. This enables you to install the right software environment for all of your web apps regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you will always find numerous materials on the world wide web about any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS servers
and you can acquire a VPS running it in just 1 hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so you're able to pick the one that you need when the software that you want to run on your hosting server has particular system requirements in this regard. You can also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up without a Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you can install anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you will have an online interface and all of the required web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a setup is more effective for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this throughout the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you can find on our order page when you want to get one of our Linux dedicated service
. We can install the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, in order to satisfy the system requirements of the apps that you would like to set up on the server. You may also select the software that will operate on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be custom software of your liking. You'll be able to install the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, as you'll get root-level access and you'll get full control over the hosting server. You are free to install a web hosting Control Panel too and manage some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, features OS upgrades.