Ubuntu is a well known desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, and its server version is getting pretty popular as well. The reason is the fact that the OS is amazingly light and it can run on almost any hardware with no issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all of the Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for at least 5 years, which warrants that you will have a secure and stable software environment on your web hosting server all the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities globally, which means that if you experience any difficulty or have any kind of question, you'll discover numerous resources on the net. Among the major benefits of this Operating System is the fact that it comes with tens of thousands of software packages which can be freely customized in accordance with your needs and / or the needs of the applications which you wish to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any license fees at any time. In contrast, other OS's are paid and their code is not accessible, which means that it can't be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With any of our VPS servers, you can pick the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We recognize the fact that some pieces of software have particular requirements in terms of the OS they are set up on, which means that you are able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. You can also select whether your VPS should feature the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you are able to do everything by using your web browser, but the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so that you can install anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks can be performed through a console. Our administrators can monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services package which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

If the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of system resources, you should select our dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with just a single click. You can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of your Operating System, based on which edition your applications need to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your Internet sites. When you don't want to lose time taking care of your hosting server, you can take advantage of our Managed Services package, that features lots of tasks done by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade features regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.