Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available 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 at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you can get official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you can customize its core, and any of the numerous packages it features, in any way you find fit. This allows you to install the best software environment for all of your web applications irrespective of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you can always find find a lot of materials on the world wide web about any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Ubuntu is among the OS options that you can find on our order page in case you choose to acquire one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, in order to satisfy the system requirements of the applications which you wish to set up on the server. You may also select the software which will run on your machine, since we will set up only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be customized software that you choose. You will be able to set up the latter without any problems using a Secure Shell console, since you'll have root-level access and you'll have full control of the hosting server. You are free to set up a hosting Control Panel as well and control some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can run on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, contains OS updates.