Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, which employs the Linux kernel. Although it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you can get official safety and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you can modify its core, as well as all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the perfect software environment for your web apps irrespective of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you can always find find a lot of materials on the world wide web related to any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the OS options which you'll find on our registration page if you decide to acquire one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We can set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to match the system requirements of the applications which you intend to install on the server. You may also select the software which will operate on your machine, as we will set up only the Apache web server software, so all else can be customized software of your liking. You can install the latter without any problems by using a Secure Shell console, since you'll receive root-level access and you will have full control over your server. You are free to install a web hosting Control Panel as well and control some things through a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, includes OS upgrades.