Ubuntu is a widely used desktop Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel, and its server version is getting pretty popular too. The reason is that the OS is very light and it can function on almost any hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases are supported for at least 5 years, which guarantees that you should have a protected and dependable software environment on your web hosting server at all times. In addition, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities on the planet, which means that if you experience any issue or have any question, you'll find plenty of resources on the web. Among the basic benefits of this Operating System is that it has a great number of software packages which can be freely changed according to your needs and the needs of the applications which you need to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any kind of license fees at any time. In contrast, other Operating Systems are paid and their program code is not accessible, thus it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Hosting

We supply Ubuntu with all of our Linux VPS hosting packages and based on what requirements your web apps have, you are able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the Operating System with just a couple of clicks during the order process. If you obtain your server with no hosting Control Panel, the only piece of software which will be installed in addition to Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, therefore you're able to use a console in order to access the website hosting server and to create a software environment of your choice. When you get your server with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you will have an online interface with which you will be able to control almost everything just as easily as you control an ordinary shared account and all the necessary MySQL, FTP and email server software are pre-installed, however the root access to the server will be limited. If you do not have a lot experience, or in case you do not want to waste time on VPS supervision procedures, you will be able to reap the benefits of the Managed Services upgrade, that includes once a week Ubuntu Operating System updates.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you will find on our order page when you want to get one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to meet the system requirements of the apps which you intend to install on the server. You may also select the software that will run on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be customized software of your choice. You're able to set up the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, as you'll get root-level access and you'll have full control of the hosting server. You are free to set up a website hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, contains Operating System updates.