Ubuntu is a well known desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, but its server edition is getting really popular as well. The reason is the fact that the OS is really light and it can function on almost any hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for a minimum of five years, which guarantees that you will have a risk-free and stable software environment on your hosting server at all times. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities around the world, so if you experience any difficulty or have any kind of question, you'll discover a number of resources on the web. Among the key advantages of this OS is that it features a great number of software packages that can be easily customized in accordance with your needs as well as the needs of the apps that you need to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any license fees at all. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their program code is not accessible, therefore it can't be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our Linux VPS servers, you can select the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements in terms of the OS they're installed on, so you will be able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition 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'll be able to make everything through your Internet browser, yet the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so that you'll be able to set up anything freely thanks to the full root access that you'll be given, however the server management tasks are performed using a console. Our sysadmins can watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis if you add the additional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

When the apps that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of resources, you should choose one of our dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a single click. You can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the Operating System, according to which release your applications need in order to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't feature a web hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, but if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. When you don't want to lose time supervising your web hosting server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, that includes lots of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.