Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. While it is used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been rising in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you can get official protection and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you can customize its core, as well as all of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This allows you to install the right software environment for all your web applications irrespective of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you can always find find numerous materials on the Internet related to any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is among the OS options that you will find on our registration page when you choose to obtain one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, in order to match the system requirements of the apps that you want to install on the server. You may also select the software that will run on your machine, as we will set up only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be custom-made software that you choose. You will be able to set up the latter without any problems through a Secure Shell console, because you will receive root-level access and you will get full control over the server. You are free to 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 provide a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features Operating System updates.