Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Though it is used primarily on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it is compatible with almost any kind of 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're able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or all of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This enables you to install the perfect software environment for all your web applications whatever their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find plenty of materials online related to any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With any of our Linux VPS servers, you are able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they are installed on, which means that you will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. Also, you can select whether your VPS should feature our 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, etcetera. software, and you will be able to do everything through your Internet browser, however the root access is restricted; whereas in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, which means that you are able to set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you'll be given, but the server management tasks are done through a console. Our administrators will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We offer Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans and if you need this OS, you can choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit release with only a click on the registration page. We supply two editions, so as to ensure that the server will meet the system requirements of the software that you'd like to install. The full root admission to your server will enable you to install any other software, as the only pre-installed application is the Apache web server. You're able to access the server safely using a console, but if you like better to use a world wide web interface, you are free to install any kind of Control Panel which can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you need to concentrate your efforts on the content and not on server management tasks, you're able to add the Managed Services upgrade and we will handle numerous tasks for you, including regular Operating System upgrades.