Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which began small and has grown to be among the most common Operating Systems nowadays. Find out more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is a very popular OS, which makes use of the Linux kernel. While it is used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you can get official protection and performance updates. Unlike lots of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to customize its core, and / or all of the countless packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the optimal software environment for your web apps regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you will always find numerous materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS
We provide Ubuntu with all of our Linux VPS services
and depending on what requirements your web applications have, you can pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the OS with just a few clicks throughout the registration process. If you obtain your server devoid of hosting Control Panel, the only software that will be installed in addition to Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, thus you can 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 website hosting Control Panel, you will have a world wide web interface with which you will be able to manage 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, yet the root access to your server will be restricted. If you do not have much experience, or if you don't wish to waste time on VPS management procedures, you will be able to take advantage of our Managed Services upgrade, which features weekly Ubuntu Operating System upgrades.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
We offer Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server
packages and if you need this OS, you're able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit release with just a click on the registration page. We offer two versions, so as to guarantee that the server will match the requirements of the software that you need to set up. The full root admission to the server allows you to set up any other software, because the only pre-installed application will be the Apache web server. You can access the server safely using a console, but in case you would like to use a web interface, you are free to set up any kind of Control Panel that can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you need to concentrate your efforts on your content and not on server maintenance tasks, you are able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we'll handle numerous tasks for you, which includes weekly OS upgrades.