Ubuntu is a preferred desktop OS, which uses the Linux kernel, and its server version is getting quite popular too. The main reason is the fact that the operating system is extremely light and it'll run on almost any hardware with no issues, utilizing its resources to the fullest. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least five years, which warrants that you will have a safe and dependable software environment on your website hosting server at all times. Also, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities around the world, so if you experience any difficulty or have any question, you will find plenty of resources online. Among the key benefits of this Operating System is that it features thousands of software packages that can be freely modified in accordance with your needs and / or the requirements of the applications which you would like to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any kind of license fees any time. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their code isn't accessible, which means that it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting

With any of our VPS web hosting packages, you are able to pick the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have certain requirements in terms of the OS they are installed on, which means that you will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. You can also select if your VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you are able to do everything by using your Internet browser, however the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so that you can set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks are performed from a console. Our sysadmins will watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting

Ubuntu is among the OS options which you'll find on our registration page if you want to obtain one of our dedicated servers hosting. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to meet the system requirements of the applications that you want to install on the server. You may also choose the software that will operate on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be tailor-made software of your liking. You are able to install the latter without any problems from a Secure Shell console, as you will get root-level access and you will have full control over your server. You can set up a web hosting Control Panel as well and control some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features OS upgrades.