Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution that started small and has grown to be among the most preferred Operating Systems on the market. Learn more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is one of the most widely used Linux versions for desktop machines, yet the Operating System also has a server release, which has been becoming more popular these days. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can run on pretty much any kind of machine not consuming a lot of system resources. The OS is regarded as being really dependable and secure, plus due to its popularity, you will find a number of sources online with info about any question or problem that you might have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least five years, so you're able to get security patches without worrying about softwareproblems in the long term. Since Ubuntu is totally free to use, you are able to customize both its core and the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and install in any way you find fit, with no restrictions and without any license fees. In this way, you will get a quick, dependable and powerful website hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options which you will find on our order page if you choose to get one of our dedicated servers hosting packages
. We can install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the apps which you would like to set up on the server. You may also choose the software that will run on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be tailor-made software that you choose. You will be able to install the latter without any problems from a Secure Shell console, because you will get root-level access and you will get full control of the hosting server. You are free to install a website hosting Control Panel too and control 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 offer a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, contains Operating System upgrades.