Ubuntu is a well-liked desktop OS, that uses the Linux kernel, and its server edition is getting really popular as well. The main reason is that the OS is really light and it'll run on almost any hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases are supported for at least five years, which guarantees that you should have a risk-free and dependable software environment on your website hosting server all of the time. In addition, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities around the world, which means that if you experience any kind of problem or have any question, you'll find plenty of resources on the web. Among the main advantages of this OS is the fact that it has tens of thousands of software packages which can be easily customized in accordance with your needs and the needs of the apps that you want to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any license fees any time. In contrast, other OS's are paid and their code is not accessible, therefore it can't be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
Ubuntu is available with our Linux VPS hosting packages
and you can obtain a VPS running it in less than an hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so that you will be able to select the one which you need if the software that you would like to run on your server has particular system requirements regarding this. You can also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you'll be able to set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you will have a world wide web interface and all the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etc. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a setup is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so throughout the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you'll find on our registration page in case you choose to get one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, in order to match the system requirements of the applications that you intend to install on the server. You may also choose the software which will operate on your machine, because we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be custom-made software that you choose. You're able to install the latter without any problems through a Secure Shell console, because you'll receive root-level access and you'll have full control over your hosting server. You are free to set up a 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 for you, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features Operating System updates.