Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, which makes use of the Linux kernel. Though it's used mainly on desktops, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any hardware, that 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'll be able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to customize its core, as well as any of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to set up the best software environment for all your web applications whatever their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you'll always find find plenty of materials on the web related to any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is among the Operating System options which you will find on our order page in case you want to acquire one of our dedicated web hosting. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, so as to meet the system requirements of the apps which you'd like to set up on the server. You can also choose the software that will operate on your machine, because we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be custom software of your liking. You'll be able to set up the latter without problems from a Secure Shell console, as you will receive root-level access and you will get full control of your server. You are free to install a website hosting Control Panel too 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 offer a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, features Operating System updates.