Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which employs the Linux kernel. Though it is used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been becoming more popular 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. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you can get official security and performance updates. Unlike various other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you are able to modify its core, as well as any of the countless packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the right software environment for all your web applications irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find plenty of materials on the world wide web related to any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Ubuntu is among the Operating System options that you can find on our registration page if you want to get one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting. We can set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, to satisfy the system requirements of the applications that you want to set up on the server. You can also choose the software which will run on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so all else can be custom software of your liking. You can set up the latter without any problems using a Secure Shell console, as you'll receive root-level access and you will have full control of your server. You can set up a web hosting Control Panel as well and control some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, includes OS updates.