Ubuntu is among the most popular Linux distributions for desktop machines, however the Operating System also has a server edition, that has been gaining popularity recently. Ubuntu is very fast and supports a variety of hardware components, so it can run on virtually any server without consuming an excessive amount of system resources. The OS is regarded as being very dependable and secure, plus because of its popularity, you will find numerous sources online with information 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 softwareproblems in the long run. Because Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you will be able to customize both its core and the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and install in any way you see fit, with no restrictions and without any license fees. This way, you'll obtain a rapid, dependable and powerful hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
Ubuntu is among the OS options which you'll find on our order page in case you decide to get one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the apps that you would like to set up on the server. You may also choose the software which will run on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so all else can be customized software of your choice. You are able to install the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, as you will receive root-level access and you will get full control of the server. You can set up a website hosting Control Panel as well and control some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, features OS updates.