Ubuntu is one of the most widespread Linux versions for desktop computers, but the Operating System also has a server version, that has been becoming more popular these days. Ubuntu is very fast and supports various hardware components, so it can run on pretty much any kind of server without using too much system resources. The OS is regarded as being very reliable and secure, plus as a result of its popularity, you will find lots of sources online with info about any question or problem that you might have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, so you are able to get security patches without worrying about softwareproblems in the long term. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is totally free to use, you're able to customize both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and set up in any way you find fit, with no restrictions and without paying any license fees. This way, you'll acquire a fast, stable and powerful hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS and you can purchase a VPS running it in just 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so you can choose the one that you need if the software that you want to run on the website hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You may also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you can set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you will have a world wide web interface and all of the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but this type of setup is more suitable for users with less experience. We can also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly if you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so throughout the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you will find on our registration page if you decide to acquire one of our dedicated hosting. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, to match the system requirements of the applications that you'd like to set up on the server. You may also select the software that will operate on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be customized software of your liking. You are able to install the latter without problems from a Secure Shell console, as you will receive root-level access and you will have full control of your server. You are free to set up a hosting Control Panel too and control some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, contains OS upgrades.