Ubuntu is a really popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. While it is used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you can receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or all of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This allows you to set up the right software environment for all of your web applications irrespective of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you will always find numerous materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS web hosting plans and you can acquire a VPS running it in less than 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you will be able to select the one which you need if the software that you wish to run on the hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You can also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you will be able to set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a setup is more effective for users with less experience. We will also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly if you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this throughout the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you can choose our dedicated web hosting plans and add this OS to your order with a single click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your OS, based on which edition your applications need to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you will 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 does not include a hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, but if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. When you do not want to lose time supervising your server, you can take advantage of our Managed Services package, which includes many tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.