Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though it's used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to modify its core, or all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to install the ideal software environment for all of your web apps irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find lots of materials online related to any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

We provide Ubuntu with our VPS plans and based on what system requirements your web apps have, you'll be able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the Operating System with only a few clicks throughout the registration process. When you obtain your server devoid of hosting Control Panel, the sole software that will be installed in addition to Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, thus you'll be able to use a console to access the hosting server and to build a software environment of your choice. When you acquire your server with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll have an online interface with which you will be able to manage almost everything as quickly as you control an ordinary shared account and all of the essential MySQL, FTP and e-mail server software will be pre-installed, however the root access to the server will be limited. When you don't have a lot experience, or if you do not want to waste time on VPS administration procedures, you will be able to take advantage of our Managed Services upgrade, that includes every week Ubuntu Operating System upgrades.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you can find on our registration page when you want to obtain one of our Linux dedicated servers. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the applications that you'd like to install on the server. You may also select the software which will run on your machine, due to the fact that we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be custom software of your liking. You're able to install the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, since you will get root-level access and you will get full control of your server. You are free to install a website hosting Control Panel too and control some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, contains OS upgrades.