Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Though it's used primarily on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with 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 five-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you are able to modify its core, or any of the countless packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to set up the perfect software environment for all your web apps irrespective of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find a lot of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you'll find on our registration page if you choose to acquire one of our Linux dedicated web hosting. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, to meet the system requirements of the apps that you want to set up on the server. You can also select the software which will operate on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be customized software that you choose. You can set up the latter without problems from a Secure Shell console, as you will receive root-level access and you'll have full control over your server. You can set up a hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things using 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, features OS upgrades.