Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started out small and is now among the most well-known Operating Systems nowadays. Read more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is among the most widespread Linux distributions for desktop machines, however the Operating System also has a server version, that has been gaining in popularity recently. Ubuntu is very quick and supports various hardware components, so it can work on pretty much any computer without using a lot of resources. The Operating System is widely known as very dependable and secure, not to mention that as a result of its popularity, you'll find quite a lot of sources online with info about any question or problem that you may have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of five years, so you're able to get security patches without having to worry about softwareproblems over time. Because Ubuntu is free to use, you're able to modify both its core and the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you see fit, with no limitations and without paying any license fees. This way, you'll acquire an effective, stable and powerful web hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you'll find on our registration page if you choose to get one of our Linux dedicated web hosting. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the apps which you would like to install on the server. You may also choose the software which will operate on your machine, since we will set up only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be tailor-made software of your choice. You can install the latter without any problems employing a Secure Shell console, as you will have root-level access and you'll get full control of the hosting server. You can set up a website hosting Control Panel too and manage some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, comes with OS upgrades.