Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that employs the Linux kernel. Though it's used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you can get official protection and performance updates. Unlike lots of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you can modify its core, and / or any of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the best software environment for your web apps regardless of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find a lot of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS
Ubuntu is available with our Linux VPS packages and you can buy a VPS running it in less than sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you will be able to choose the one that you need if the software that you would like to run on the hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You can also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you'll be able to install 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 required web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etc. 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 will 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 from your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
When the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu and plenty of resources, you should select our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages and add this OS to your order with a single click. You'll be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of your Operating System, depending on which edition your applications need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to 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 would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your websites. When you don't want to lose time taking care of your server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, that features many tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.