Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though 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 distributions available and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you can customize its core, and / or any of the numerous packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the proper software environment for all your web apps whatever their requirements. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find lots of materials on the world wide web related to any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
Ubuntu is among the OS options that you can find on our order page when you choose to acquire one of our Linux dedicated hosting services. We can install the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, in order to satisfy the system requirements of the apps which you need to install on the server. You may also select the software that will run on your machine, because we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be tailor-made software of your choice. You can install the latter without problems by using a Secure Shell console, since you'll receive root-level access and you will get full control of your server. You can set up a web hosting Control Panel too and manage some things through a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, includes Operating System updates.