Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. While it's used mainly on desktops, its server version has been becoming more popular these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases out there and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, or all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This enables you to set up the best software environment for all your web apps regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find lots of materials on the web regarding any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
We offer Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server packages and if you need this OS, you can choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with just a click on the order page. We provide two releases, in order to make sure that the hosting server will meet the requirements of the software that you'd like to set up. The full root access to the server will help you set up any other software, because the only pre-installed application is the Apache web server. You'll be able to access the server securely using a console, yet in case you would like to use a world wide web interface, you are free to install any kind of Control Panel which can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you'd like to focus your efforts on the content and not on server maintenance tasks, you will be able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we'll take care of a variety of tasks for you, including weekly Operating System updates.