Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started out small and is already among the most common Operating Systems out there. Learn more about its pros and cons.
Ubuntu is a very popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on PCs, its server version has been rising in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any 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 get official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you can customize its core, as well as all of the countless packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This allows you to set up the perfect software environment for your web applications irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you can always find find a lot of materials online about any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS
With all of our Linux VPS
, you're able to select the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements in terms of the Operating System they are installed on, and you're able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. Also, you can select if your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you'll be able to make everything through your Internet browser, but the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you're able to install anything freely because of the full root access that you will be given, however the server management tasks are performed through a console. Our administrators can keep track of your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis if you add the additional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
If the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu and plenty of system resources, you should opt for one of our Linux dedicated hosting
and add this OS to your order with a click. You'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your Operating System, according to which release your apps need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. If you do not want to lose time supervising your web hosting server, you can take advantage of the Managed Services package, which includes countless tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.