Ubuntu is a widespread desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, but its server edition is getting pretty popular as well. The main reason is that the operating system is very light and it can function on almost any kind of hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also really reliable and secure and all of the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least 5 years, which guarantees that you will have a secure and stable software environment on your hosting server all of the time. Also, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities globally, which means that if you experience any problem or have any question, you will discover a number of resources online. Among the basic advantages of this OS is that it has numerous software packages which can be freely changed in accordance with your needs and / or the requirements of the applications that you need to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any license fees at all. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their code isn't accessible, which means that it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS

With all of our VPS, you are able to select the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have specific requirements with regard to the Operating System they can be installed on, which means that you can select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select if your VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll get everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you will be able to do everything via your online browser, but the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, which means that you can install anything freely thanks to the full root access that you'll be given, however the server management tasks can be done using a console. Our admins will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly if you add the additional Managed Services package which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting

Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you'll find on our registration page if you want to get one of our Linux dedicated hosting services. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the applications which you want to install on the server. You may also select the software that will operate on your machine, since we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be tailor-made software of your liking. You will be able to set up the latter without problems through a Secure Shell console, since you will receive root-level access and you'll get full control over your hosting server. You are free to set up a web hosting Control Panel too and control some things using a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features OS upgrades.