Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux editions for personal computers, however the OS also has a server edition, which has been gaining popularity lately. Ubuntu is very quick and supports various hardware components, so it can run on virtually any kind of server not consuming a lot of resources. The OS is regarded as being really reliable and secure, not to mention that because of its popularity, you will find various sources online with information about any question or problem that you might have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least five years, so you'll be able to get security patches without having to worry about softwareissues in the long term. As Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you're able to modify both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you find fit, with no limitations and without any license fees. This way, you can acquire a fast, dependable and powerful website hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our Linux VPS servers
, you will be able to decide on the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have specific requirements in terms of the Operating System they're installed on, and you will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. You can also select if your VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will have everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you can do everything via your web browser, however the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so you'll be able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks can be performed using a console. Our system administrators will watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation weekly if you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu and lots of resources, you should opt for one of our dedicated servers
and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, depending on which edition your apps need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not come with a web hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your sites. When you do not want to lose time supervising your hosting server, you can take full advantage of the Managed Services package, that features many tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.