Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, that employs the Linux kernel. Though it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions out there and it supports almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you are able to customize its core, and / or all of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you see fit. This enables you to install the proper software environment for all your web applications whatever their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find a lot of materials on the web about any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
If the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of system resources, you should opt for one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages and add this Operating System to your order with just a single click. You can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS, depending on which edition your apps need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not come with a hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, yet if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your web sites. In case you do not want to lose time supervising your server, you can take full advantage of the Managed Services package, that includes numerous tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade includes regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.