Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Although it's used primarily on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available 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 at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike many other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you're able to modify its core, and / or any of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This allows you to install the perfect software environment for all your web apps regardless of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you can always find find a lot of materials online regarding any question or problem that you may have.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

If the apps that you want to run require Ubuntu and lots of resources, you should opt for our dedicated web hosting plans and add this OS to your order with just a single click. You'll be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the OS, depending on which release your apps need to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Due to the fact that you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your Internet sites. When you don't want to lose time taking care of your hosting server, you can use the Managed Services package, that features lots of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade features regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.