Ubuntu is a widely used desktop OS, that uses the Linux kernel, but its server edition is getting really popular too. The main reason is the fact that the operating system is really light and it can run on almost any kind of hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for a minimum of five years, which guarantees that you should have a protected and dependable software environment on your server at all times. Also, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities globally, so if you experience any issue or have any kind of question, you will discover lots of resources online. Among the basic advantages of this Operating System is that it includes thousands of software packages which can be easily changed in accordance with your needs and / or the needs of the apps that you need to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees any time. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their program code is not accessible, which means that it can't be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS

With all of our VPS packages, you're able to choose the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements with regard to the Operating System they can be installed on, which means that you will be able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. You can also select whether the VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will find everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you'll be able to do everything via your online browser, however the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so that you can set up anything freely due to the full root access that you'll be given, yet the server management tasks can be performed from a console. Our administrators will monitor your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting

When the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you should select one of our dedicated servers hosting packages and add this OS to your order with a single click. You are able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS, depending on which release your applications need in order to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a website hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your websites. When you do not want to lose time controlling the hosting server, you can use the Managed Services package, that includes lots of tasks done by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package features routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.