Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution that started small and is currently among the most preferred OSes available. Learn more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, which makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been rising in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it supports almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you can modify its core, and any of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the proper software environment for all of your web apps regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find a lot of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
If the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu and a lot of resources, you should choose our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of your Operating System, according to which edition your applications need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't feature a hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, yet if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your websites. In case you don't want to lose time managing the web hosting server, you can reap the benefits of the Managed Services package, that includes numerous tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.