Ubuntu is a preferred desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, and its server edition is getting really popular too. The main reason is that the operating system is amazingly light and it'll run on almost any hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also extremely reliable and secure and all of the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least 5 years, which warrants that you should have a safe and dependable software environment on your web hosting server all the time. In addition, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities worldwide, which means that if you experience any problem or have any kind of question, you'll find a number of resources on the Internet. Among the main benefits of this OS is the fact that it includes a large number of software packages which can be freely adjusted in accordance with your needs as well as the requirements of the apps which you need to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any license fees at any time. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their code is not accessible, thus it can't be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
We offer Ubuntu with all of our VPS servers and depending on what requirements your web applications have, you can pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition of the OS with only a few clicks during the registration process. When you get your server devoid of hosting Control Panel, the sole piece of software which will be set up in addition to Ubuntu will be the Apache web server software, so you will be able to use a console in order to access the website hosting server and to build a software environment that you choose. When you obtain your server with the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you will have a world wide web interface with which you will be able to control almost everything just as easily as you control a regular shared account and all of the important MySQL, FTP and e-mail server software will be pre-installed, however the root access to your server will be restricted. If you don't have much experience, or if you don't want to waste time on VPS control procedures, you will be able to take advantage of the Managed Services upgrade, which features regular Ubuntu Operating System updates.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu and lots of resources, you should choose our Linux dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a click. You'll be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your OS, according to which edition your applications need 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 the machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not feature a web hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, but if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. When you do not want to lose time maintaining your web hosting server, you can take advantage of the Managed Services package, which includes a number of tasks done by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package features regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.