Ubuntu is a very popular OS, which employs the Linux kernel. Although it's used primarily on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it supports almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you can get official security and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you will be able to customize its core, or all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the proper software environment for your web apps regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you'll always find find lots of materials on the Internet about any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our Linux VPS web hosting plans
, you're able to decide on the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have particular requirements with regard to the OS they are set up on, which means that you are able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select whether the VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you will be able to make everything by using your web browser, however the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, which means that you can install anything freely thanks to the full root access which you'll be given, but the server management tasks are done from a console. Our system administrators will monitor your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis when you add the additional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We offer Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server
plans and if you need this OS, you're able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with only a click on the order page. We offer two versions, to make sure that the hosting server will match the system requirements of the software that you'd like to install. The full root admission to the server will help you set up various other software, as the only pre-installed app is the Apache web server. You are able to access the server securely through a console, however if you prefer to use an online interface, you are free to set up any kind of Control Panel that can run on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you'd like to focus your efforts on your content and not on server management tasks, you will be able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we will take care of numerous tasks for you, including once a week OS updates.