Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution that started out small and is already one of the most popular OSes these days. Find out more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. Although it is used primarily on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike lots of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you can customize its core, or any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to install the best software environment for all of your web apps whatever their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you will always find a lot of materials on the web about any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu as well as plenty of system resources, you should select our dedicated web hosting plans and add this OS to your order with a click. You'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your Operating System, according to which edition your apps need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As 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 doesn't come with a website hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, however if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your Internet sites. In case you don't want to lose time maintaining your hosting server, you can employ the Managed Services package, that includes numerous tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The package features routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.