Ubuntu is among the most widespread Linux editions for personal computers, yet the Operating System also has a server release, which has been becoming more popular lately. Ubuntu is really quick and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can work on pretty much any kind of machine without using an excessive amount of resources. The Operating System is considered to be really reliable and secure, not to mention that because of its popularity, you'll find numerous sources online with info about any question or problem that you may 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 softwareissues in the long run. Because Ubuntu is totally free to use, you'll be able to customize both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and set up in any way you find fit, without any limitations and without any license fees. This way, you can receive a quick, dependable and powerful hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you will find on our order page when you choose to obtain one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the apps which you intend to set up on the server. You may also select the software that will operate on your machine, since we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be customized software of your choice. You will be able to install the latter without problems by using a Secure Shell console, because you'll receive root-level access and you will get full control over your hosting server. You are free to install a website hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things using a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, includes Operating System updates.