Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which employs the Linux kernel. Though it's used mainly on desktops, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, and / or all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This allows you to set up the perfect software environment for all of your web applications whatever their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you'll always find find numerous materials on the Internet about any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of system resources, you should select our dedicated web hosting plans and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the Operating System, based on which edition your apps need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a web hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, but if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your web sites. In case you do not want to lose time supervising your hosting server, you can use our Managed Services package, which includes a number of tasks done by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.