Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used mainly on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, and / or any of the countless packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the perfect software environment for your web apps regardless of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find lots of materials online regarding any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We offer Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans and if you need this Operating System, you can pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit release with only a click on the order page. We provide two versions, to make sure that the hosting server will meet the requirements of the software that you want to set up. The full root accessibility to your server will enable you to install any other software, since the only pre-installed app will be the Apache web server. You will be able to access the server safely from a console, however in case you like better to use a web interface, you can install any Control Panel which can run on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you wish to concentrate your efforts on your content and not on server management tasks, you'll be able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we will handle a number of tasks for you, which includes once a week Operating System upgrades.