Ubuntu is among the most preferred Linux editions for personal computers, however the Operating System also has a server edition, that has been gaining popularity recently. Ubuntu is really quick and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can function on virtually any kind of server without consuming an excessive amount of resources. The OS is regarded as being pretty dependable and secure, plus because of its popularity, you will find quite a lot 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 5 years, so you are able to get security patches without worrying about softwareproblems in the long term. As Ubuntu is totally free to use, you will be able to modify both its core and the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and install in any way you see fit, with no limitations and without having to pay any license fees. This way, you can acquire a rapid, stable and powerful website hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is among the Operating System options which you'll find on our order page in case you decide to obtain one of our Linux dedicated web hosting. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, in order to match the system requirements of the apps that you wish to set up on the server. You can also choose the software which will run on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be tailor-made software of your liking. You can set up the latter without any problems through a Secure Shell console, as you will get root-level access and you'll get full control over your server. You can install a hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things through 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, contains Operating System updates.