Ubuntu is among the most popular Linux distributions for desktop machines, but the OS also has a server edition, which has been becoming more popular nowadays. Ubuntu is very quick and supports various hardware components, so it can work on virtually any kind of computer not consuming too much system resources. The OS is widely known as pretty reliable and secure, not to mention that because of its popularity, you'll 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 a minimum of five years, so you'll be able to get security patches without worrying about softwaretroubles in the long term. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is totally free to use, you will be able to customize both its core and the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you find fit, with no restrictions and without any license fees. In this way, you can get a rapid, stable and powerful web hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options which you will find on our order page if you decide to get one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting. We'll install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, so as to match the system requirements of the applications that you would like to install on the server. You may also select the software that will run on your machine, due to the fact that we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be tailor-made software of your liking. You'll be able to set up the latter without problems through a Secure Shell console, since you will receive root-level access and you'll get full control of your server. You are free to install a web hosting Control Panel as well and control some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can run on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, contains OS upgrades.