Find out more about Ubuntu, how this small Linux distro has taken the world by storm and why it’s today so famous.
Ubuntu is a well-liked desktop OS, which uses the Linux kernel, and its server release is getting quite popular as well. The reason is that the OS is really light and it'll run on almost any kind of hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the fullest. Ubuntu is also really reliable and secure and all Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least 5 years, which warrants that you will have a safe and dependable software environment on your website hosting server all of the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities in the world, which means that if you experience any problem or have any question, you will find a number of resources on the web. One of the major benefits of this Operating System is the fact that it has thousands of software packages which can be freely changed in accordance with your needs and / or the needs of the applications which you need to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees at any time. In contrast, other OS's are paid and their program code is not accessible, which means that it cannot be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our Linux VPS web hosting service
, you can select the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have specific requirements in terms of the OS they are set up on, which means that you're able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select whether your VPS should feature the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll get everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to do everything via your online browser, yet the root access is limited; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so you're able to set up anything freely thanks to the full root access that you will be given, yet the server management tasks will be performed through a console. Our system administrators will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
Ubuntu is among the OS options that you will find on our order page if you want to get one of our Linux dedicated service
. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, so as to meet the system requirements of the applications that you would like to set up on the server. You may also choose the software that will run on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be customized software that you choose. You're able to install the latter without problems through a Secure Shell console, because you will receive root-level access and you will have full control over the server. You are free to install a website hosting Control Panel too and manage some things using a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, contains OS upgrades.