Ubuntu is one of the most widespread Linux distributions for desktop computers, yet the Operating System also has a server release, that has been gaining popularity recently. Ubuntu is very fast and supports numerous hardware components, so it can run on virtually any computer without consuming too much system resources. The OS is considered to be very dependable and secure, not to mention that because of its popularity, you will find quite a lot of sources online with info about any question or problem that you may have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of five years, so you can get security patches without worrying about softwareissues in the long run. As Ubuntu is free to use, you can customize both its core and the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you find fit, without any limitations and without any license fees. In this way, you can get a rapid, dependable and powerful website hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With any of our VPS hosting plans, you're able to choose the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements with regard to the Operating System they are installed on, and you're able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. You can also choose if your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll get everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to make everything by using your Internet browser, but the root access is restricted; whereas in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, which means that you will be able to install anything freely due to the full root access that you'll be given, yet the server management tasks are done from a console. Our admins can keep track of your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly if you add the optional Managed Services package which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We offer Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans and if you need this OS, you're able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with only a click on the registration page. We supply two versions, so as to ensure that the hosting server matches the system requirements of the software that you need to install. The full root access to your server allows you to set up any other software, because the only pre-installed app will be the Apache web server. You're able to access the server securely through a console, yet if you like better to use a web interface, you are free to set up any Control Panel that can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you wish to concentrate your efforts on the content and not on server management tasks, you'll be able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we'll take care of a variety of tasks for you, including regular Operating System upgrades.