Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on desktops, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it supports almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike various other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you are able to modify its core, and / or all of the countless packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to set up the optimal software environment for all of your web applications irrespective of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find lots of materials online related to any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With all of our VPS hosting plans, you will be able to decide on the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We recognize the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements with regard to the OS they're installed on, so you'll be able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select if your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etc. software, and you are able to make everything through your online browser, however the root access is limited; whereas in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, which means that you are able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, but the server management tasks are done from a console. Our administrators can monitor your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly if you add the optional Managed Services package that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

When the apps that you wish to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you can select our dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a single click. You're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS, depending on which edition your applications need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not feature a hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your web sites. In case you don't want to lose time managing the server, you can take full advantage of our Managed Services package, which includes numerous tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package includes regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.