Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution that started small and has grown to be one of the most well-known Operating Systems in existence. Read more about its pros and cons.
Ubuntu is a well-liked desktop Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel, but its server edition is getting quite popular too. The reason is the fact that the OS is very light and it'll run on almost any hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the fullest. Ubuntu is also really reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases are supported for a minimum of 5 years, which guarantees that you should have a safe and stable software environment on your web hosting server all of the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities globally, so if you experience any issue or have any kind of question, you'll find a number of resources on the Internet. Among the main benefits of this Operating System is the fact that it includes a great number of software packages which can be easily customized in accordance with your needs as well as the requirements of the apps that you'd like to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees at all. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their code isn't accessible, thus it can't be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with our VPS plans
and you can buy a VPS running it in less than sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so you're able to pick the one which you need when the software that you wish to run on the server has specific system requirements in this regard. You can also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can set up anything using 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, e-mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a setup is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We provide Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server
packages and if you need this OS, you'll be able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit version with only a click on the order page. We supply two releases, in order to guarantee that the hosting server matches the requirements of the software that you want to install. The full root admission to the server allows you to install various other software, due to the fact that the only pre-installed app is the Apache web server. You can access the server safely using a console, however in case you prefer to use a world wide web interface, you can install any kind of Control Panel that can run on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you'd like to concentrate your efforts on your content and not on server maintenance tasks, you'll be able to add the Managed Services upgrade and we will handle numerous tasks for you, among them regular Operating System upgrades.