Ubuntu is among the most widely used Linux editions for desktop machines, however the OS also has a server release, that has been becoming more popular nowadays. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports multiple hardware components, so it can work on pretty much every machine not consuming too much resources. The OS is regarded as being pretty dependable and secure, plus because of its popularity, you will find many different sources online with info about any question or problem that you may have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least 5 years, so you're able to get security patches without worrying about softwareissues in the long run. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you're able to modify both its core and the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and set up in any way you see fit, with no limitations and without any license fees. This way, you'll obtain a rapid, stable and powerful website hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
Ubuntu is one of the OS options which you'll find on our order page in case you choose to obtain one of our dedicated web hosting plans. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, in order to satisfy the system requirements of the apps which you need to install on the server. You may also select the software which will operate on your machine, due to the fact that we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be customized software of your liking. You will be able to install the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, since you will get root-level access and you'll have full control of the server. You can set up a web hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, contains Operating System updates.