Ubuntu is a widely used desktop OS, which uses the Linux kernel, and its server release is getting very popular as well. The reason is that the OS is extremely light and it'll function on almost any hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for a minimum of five years, which warrants that you will have a protected and dependable software environment on your website hosting server all the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities on the planet, which means that if you experience any issue or have any question, you'll discover plenty of resources on the Internet. One of the main advantages of this OS is that it features numerous software packages which can be freely customized according to your needs and / or the needs of the apps which you intend to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any license fees any time. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their program code is not accessible, therefore it cannot be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS web hosting services and you can acquire a VPS running it in just one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, which means that you're able to choose the one that you need when the software that you wish to run on your server has particular system requirements regarding this. You can also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up without a Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you can set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have a web interface and all of the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etcetera. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but this type of setup is more suitable for users with less experience. We can also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
We provide Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans and if you need this Operating System, you're able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit version with just a click on the registration page. We supply two editions, to make sure that the hosting server meets the system requirements of the software that you need to install. The full root access to the server allows you to install any other software, as the only pre-installed application will be the Apache web server. You will be able to access the server safely using a console, but in case you prefer to use an online interface, you're free to install any kind of Control Panel which can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you want to concentrate your efforts on the content and not on server management tasks, you are able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we'll take care of a variety of tasks for you, among them weekly OS upgrades.