Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. Although it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been becoming more popular these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it's compatible with almost any hardware, which 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'll be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, and all of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the right software environment for all of your web applications irrespective of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find lots of materials on the world wide web related to any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
You can acquire Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages, because we supply 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. Thus, you are able to pick the more appropriate of them, depending on the type of apps that you wish to set up and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which will give you full control over the software environment. We will install just the Apache web server software, so you can add anything else you may need, even if it's not related directly to web sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You'll be able to control everything through a console, however if you want, you may also install a hosting Control Panel, provided that it's compatible with Ubuntu. If you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your Operating System up-to-date on a weekly basis and will ensure that you have the newest software packages for a reliable and protected server environment.