Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution that began small and has grown to be among the most preferred OSes nowadays. Find out more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is one of the most widely used Linux versions for personal computers, yet the OS also has a server version, which has been becoming more popular these days. Ubuntu is really quick and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can work on virtually any server without using too much resources. The Operating System is regarded as being very dependable and secure, not to mention that as a result of its popularity, you'll find various sources online with info about any question or problem that you may have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of five years, so you're able to get security patches without having to worry about softwareproblems in the long run. Because Ubuntu is totally free to use, you are able to modify both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and install in any way you see fit, with no limitations and without paying any license fees. This way, you'll receive a quick, dependable and powerful web hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
We supply Ubuntu with our VPS servers
and based on what system requirements your web applications have, you will be able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of the OS with just a couple of mouse clicks during the order process. When you get your server with no hosting Control Panel, the only software which will be installed on top of Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, therefore you'll be able to use a console in order to access the server and to install a software environment of your choice. When you get your server with our Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you'll have an online interface with which you can control almost everything as quickly as you control a regular shared account and all of the required MySQL, FTP and email server software are pre-installed, however the root access to the server will be restricted. In case you don't have a lot of experience, or if you do not like to waste time on VPS management procedures, you will be able to take advantage of the Managed Services upgrade, which features once a week Ubuntu Operating System upgrades.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
Ubuntu is among the OS options which you'll find on our registration page in case you want to acquire one of our dedicated servers
. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to match the system requirements of the applications which you intend to set up on the server. You may also choose the software which will run on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be custom-made software of your choice. You can set up the latter without problems employing a Secure Shell console, because you will get root-level access and you will have full control over your server. You can install a website hosting Control Panel too and control some things using a graphical interface, as long as it can run on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, includes OS updates.