Ubuntu is a very popular OS, that employs the Linux kernel. Though it is used mainly on desktops, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions out there and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you can customize its core, or all of the countless packages it features, in any way you see fit. This enables you to install the proper software environment for all your web apps regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you'll always find find numerous materials online about any question or problem that you might have.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

Ubuntu is among the Operating System options that you'll find on our registration page when you choose to obtain one of our dedicated web hosting plans. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, to meet the system requirements of the applications that you wish to install on the server. You can also select the software that will operate on your machine, as we will set up only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be customized software that you choose. You are able to install the latter without problems employing a Secure Shell console, because you'll receive root-level access and you'll have full control over your server. You can set up a hosting Control Panel too and manage some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, contains Operating System upgrades.