Ubuntu is a very popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been becoming more popular these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike various other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and all of the countless packages it features, in any way you see fit. This enables you to install the best software environment for your web apps whatever their requirements. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you will always find lots of materials on the Internet about any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS hosting packages and you can acquire a VPS running it in less than 1 hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so that you can choose the one which you need if the software that you want to run on the website hosting server has specific system requirements in this regard. You can also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you'll be able to install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all of the required web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but this type of setup is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis if you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so during the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
You are able to acquire Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages, since we offer 32-bit and 64-bit versions of this OS. Thus, you can select the more appropriate of these two, depending on the type of apps which you would like to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which gives you full control of the software setting. We will install just the Apache web server software, which means that you're able to add whatever else you'll need, even when it is not related directly to sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You're able to manage everything from a console, however if you would like, you may also install a web hosting Control Panel, as long as it supports Ubuntu. If you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your OS up-to-date weekly and will ensure that you have the latest software packages for a reliable and secure server environment.