Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which makes use of the Linux kernel. Though it is used primarily on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike many other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you are able to customize its core, as well as any of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This enables you to install the right software environment for all your web applications whatever their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you will always find plenty of materials on the web related to any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Ubuntu is among the Operating System options that you will find on our order page when you decide to acquire one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, to match the system requirements of the applications which you need to install on the server. You can also select the software that will run on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be custom software of your choice. You are able to set up the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, as you'll have root-level access and you will get full control of the hosting server. You can install a website hosting Control Panel too and manage some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can run on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, comes with OS updates.