Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. While it's used mainly on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the ideal software environment for your web applications regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find numerous materials on the Internet about any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting

When the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of resources, you should opt for our Linux dedicated web hosting and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the Operating System, based on which release your applications need to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not come with a hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your web sites. In case you don't want to lose time managing the web hosting server, you can use the Managed Services package, that features a number of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package includes regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.