Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started out small and is currently one of the most well-known Operating Systems nowadays. Find out more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. While it is used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it's compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you can receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to modify its core, as well as all of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This allows you to install the right software environment for all of your web apps irrespective of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find lots of materials on the Internet related to any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
With any of our Linux VPS web hosting, you will be able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements in terms of the Operating System they're installed on, which means that you'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose if your VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you are able to do everything via your online browser, but the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so that you will be able to set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks will be performed using a console. Our sysadmins will watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly when you add the additional Managed Services bundle that we offer.