Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started out small and has grown to be one of the most popular Operating Systems available. Learn more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is among the most widely used Linux editions for desktop machines, however the Operating System also has a server version, which has been becoming more popular these days. Ubuntu is very fast and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can run on virtually every computer without consuming a lot of resources. The OS is considered to be very dependable and secure, not to mention that due to its popularity, you will find many different sources online with information 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 can get security patches without worrying about softwaretroubles in the long run. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is totally free to use, you'll be 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 find fit, without any limitations and without paying any license fees. This way, you can get a quick, dependable and powerful web hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
When you need an Ubuntu-powered hosting server, you can select the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition of the OS with each and every VPS server
plan that we supply and everything will be set up within an hour, which means that you will be able to start using your VPS right away. We offer two different editions because some pieces of software have particular requirements in order to work efficiently. You will be able to control an Ubuntu-powered VPS in two ways - if you order it with our custom Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you will receive a world wide web interface and all of the software which is needed for your websites will be pre-installed; while in case you order it with no Control Panel, you'll get just the OS and the Apache web server software, so you will be able to install additional software using Secure Shell. If you choose to include our Managed Services upgrade either throughout the signup process or at any later time, our admins will keep close track of your hosting server and will update Ubuntu regularly.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
Ubuntu is among the Operating System options that you will find on our order page if you want to obtain one of our Linux dedicated servers
. We can set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, in order to match the system requirements of the applications that you need to set up on the server. You may also select the software which will run on your machine, due to the fact that we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be custom-made software that you choose. You are able to set up the latter without any problems by using a Secure Shell console, because you will get root-level access and you will have full control of your server. You can install a hosting Control Panel as well 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 offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features Operating System upgrades.