Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. While it's used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you can receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you are able to modify its core, or any of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to set up the ideal software environment for all of your web applications whatever their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find numerous materials on the world wide web related to any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

If the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of resources, you should select one of our dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a single click. You are able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your OS, based on which edition your apps need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you'll be able to install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a website hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. In case you don't want to lose time controlling your server, you can employ the Managed Services package, which includes numerous tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The package features regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.