Ubuntu is a widespread desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, but its server version is getting really popular too. The reason is that the operating system is really light and it will function on almost any hardware with no issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, which warrants that you will have a risk-free and stable software environment on your website hosting server all of the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities worldwide, so if you experience any difficulty or have any question, you'll discover plenty of resources online. Among the key benefits of this OS is the fact that it contains tens of thousands of software packages that can be freely changed in accordance with your needs and / or the requirements of the apps that you need to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any license fees at any time. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their program code isn't accessible, thus it cannot be changed.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With all of our VPS plans, you're able to choose the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they can be set up on, and you'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. You can also choose if your VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will have everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to do everything through your online browser, yet the root access is limited; while in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so that you're able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access which you'll be given, however the server management tasks are done from a console. Our sysadmins will keep track of your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis if you add the additional Managed Services bundle which we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you will find on our registration page in case you choose to acquire one of our dedicated web hosting plans. We can set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the applications which you would like to set up on the server. You may also choose the software which will run on your machine, due to the fact that we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be tailor-made software of your liking. You can set up the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, because you'll get root-level access and you will get full control over your hosting server. You can set up a hosting Control Panel too and manage some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can run on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, includes Operating System upgrades.