Ubuntu is a widespread desktop OS, that uses the Linux kernel, but its server release is getting quite popular too. The main reason is that the OS is extremely light and it will run on almost any kind of hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, which guarantees that you should have a safe and stable software environment on your web hosting server at all times. Also, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities worldwide, which means that if you experience any kind of problem or have any kind of question, you'll find a number of resources on the Internet. One of the key benefits of this OS is that it contains numerous software packages that can be freely customized in accordance with your needs and the needs of the applications that you wish to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees at all. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their code is not accessible, therefore it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Hosting

Ubuntu is available with our Linux VPS hosting packages and you can get a VPS running it in just 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so that you'll be able to pick the one that you need when the software that you wish to run on your web hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You may 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 can install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you will have a web interface and all of the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etcetera. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a setup is more suitable for users with less experience. We can also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time through your billing Control Panel.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

If the apps that you need to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of resources, you should choose our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS, based on which edition your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not contain a hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your sites. If you don't want to lose time maintaining your hosting server, you can take advantage of the Managed Services package, that features many tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package features routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.