Ubuntu is among the most widely used Linux versions for desktop computers, but the OS also has a server edition, that has been becoming more popular these days. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports a variety of hardware components, so it can function on virtually any server not consuming too much resources. The OS is considered to be pretty dependable and secure, plus due to 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 five years, so you're able to get security patches without having to worry about softwareproblems in the long term. Since Ubuntu is free to use, you can customize both its core and the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and set up in any way you find fit, devoid of limitations and without having to pay any license fees. In this way, you can acquire a fast, secure and powerful hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
Ubuntu is among the OS options which you'll find on our registration page if you choose to obtain one of our Linux dedicated hosting. We'll set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to match the system requirements of the apps which you wish to set up on the server. You may also choose the software that will run on your machine, due to the fact that we will set up only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be custom-made software that you choose. You are able to install the latter without problems through a Secure Shell console, as you'll receive root-level access and you'll have full control of the server. You are free to install a website hosting Control Panel too and control some things through a graphical interface, as long as it can run on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, contains Operating System upgrades.