Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. Although it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions out there and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you can receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, or all of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This enables you to install the proper software environment for your web apps irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find numerous materials on the web about any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS

With any of our Linux VPS packages, you can select the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have particular requirements with regard to the OS they're set up on, and you will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. Also, you can choose if the VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll get everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you'll be able to do everything from your Internet browser, yet the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so you're able to install anything freely due to the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks can be performed from a console. Our sysadmins will watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis if you add the optional Managed Services package which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting

Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you can find on our order page in case you choose to get one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We can set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, to satisfy the system requirements of the apps which you would like to install on the server. You can also select the software which will run on your machine, due to the fact that we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be customized software of your choice. You can install the latter without any problems using a Secure Shell console, since you'll get root-level access and you will get full control over the server. You can set up a hosting Control Panel too and manage some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, features Operating System upgrades.