Ubuntu is a preferred desktop OS, that uses the Linux kernel, and its server version is getting quite popular as well. The reason is the fact that the operating system is really light and it'll run on almost any hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the fullest. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all of the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases are supported for a minimum of 5 years, which warrants that you will have a safe and dependable software environment on your server all of the time. Also, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities worldwide, which means that if you experience any difficulty or have any kind of question, you will find a number of resources online. One of the main benefits of this Operating System is the fact that it has a large number of software packages that can be freely adjusted in accordance with your needs and the needs of the apps which you need to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any license fees at all. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their code isn't accessible, therefore it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting

We provide Ubuntu with our Linux VPS web hosting packages and depending on what system requirements your web applications have, you'll be able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition of the Operating System with just a few clicks during the registration process. If you obtain your server devoid of website hosting Control Panel, the sole piece of software that will be installed in addition to Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, thus you'll be able to use a console to gain access to the hosting server and to install a software environment of your liking. If you acquire your server with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll have an online interface with which you will be able to manage almost everything as easily as you control a regular shared account and all essential MySQL, FTP and e-mail server software will be pre-installed, yet the root access to the server is restricted. If you do not have a lot experience, or in case you don't wish to waste time on VPS control procedures, you can take advantage of our Managed Services upgrade, which includes regular Ubuntu Operating System updates.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting

Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you will find on our registration page if you want to obtain one of our dedicated servers hosting packages. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, so as to match the system requirements of the applications which you want to set up on the server. You may also select the software that will run on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so all else can be custom-made software that you choose. You'll be able to set up the latter without problems by using a Secure Shell console, as you'll have root-level access and you'll have full control of your server. You can set up a hosting Control Panel too and control some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, comes with OS updates.