Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started out small and is now among the most common Operating Systems available. Read more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, which employs the Linux kernel. Though it is used mainly on desktops, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you're able to modify its core, and all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the perfect software environment for all of your web applications whatever their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you will always find plenty of materials online about any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
If you need an Ubuntu-powered server, you are able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of the OS with each VPS server
plan that we offer and everything will be set up within one hour, which means that you are able to start using your VPS without delay. We offer two separate versions due to the fact that some pieces of software have particular requirements in order to work properly. You can control an Ubuntu-powered VPS in two ways - if you order it with our custom Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll get a world wide web interface and all the software which is required for your websites will be pre-installed; whereas in case you order it without any Control Panel, you'll receive just the Operating System and the Apache web server software, so that you're able to install other software employing Secure Shell. If you choose to add the Managed Services upgrade either throughout the registration process or at any later time, our administrators will keep an eye on your server and will update Ubuntu regularly.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You'll be able to get Ubuntu with our dedicated server
packages, considering that we offer 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this OS. Thus, you're able to choose the more appropriate of them, based on the type of applications which you need to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the OS. You'll have root-level access to the server, which will give you full control of the software environment. We'll install just the Apache web server software, therefore you'll be able to add anything else you will need, even when it's not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You'll be able to control everything through a console, however if you want, you may also install a hosting Control Panel, on condition that it's compatible with Ubuntu. When you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we will keep your OS up-to-date on a weekly basis and will make sure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a stable and risk-free server environment.