Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution that started out small and is already among the most preferred Operating Systems these days. Find out more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is among the most popular Linux editions for desktop machines, but the OS also has a server release, that has been becoming more popular nowadays. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports a number of hardware components, so it can run on virtually any kind of server without consuming too much system resources. The OS is widely known as really dependable and secure, plus due to its popularity, you'll find quite a lot of sources online with information about any question or problem that you might have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least five years, so you can get security patches without worrying about softwaretroubles over time. Because Ubuntu is free to use, you are able to customize both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you find fit, with no limitations and without paying any license fees. This way, you'll get an effective, stable and powerful website hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
We supply Ubuntu with all our Linux VPS hosting services
and depending on what system requirements your web apps have, you are able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition of the Operating System with just a few clicks throughout the order process. When you obtain your server devoid of hosting Control Panel, the only piece of software which will be set up in addition to Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, so you are able to use a console to access the server and to build a software environment of your choice. When you acquire your server with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll have an online interface with which you are able to control almost everything as easily as you control a regular shared account and all the necessary MySQL, FTP and email server software are pre-installed, yet the root access to your server is limited. When you don't have a lot experience, or if you don't like to waste time on VPS management procedures, you are able to take advantage of our Managed Services upgrade, that features weekly Ubuntu Operating System updates.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
We provide Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server
packages and if you need this Operating System, you're able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with just a click on the registration page. We provide two releases, in order to ensure that the server meets the system requirements of the software that you want to set up. The full root accessibility to your server will help you install various other software, because the only pre-installed app will be the Apache web server. You are able to access the server securely using a console, however if you like better to use a web interface, you can set up any Control Panel which can run on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you wish to concentrate your efforts on your content and not on server maintenance tasks, you can add the Managed Services upgrade and we will handle a variety of tasks for you, among them once a week Operating System upgrades.