Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution that started out small and is now among the most well-known OSes out there. Read more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux editions for personal computers, yet the OS also has a server release, which has been gaining in popularity recently. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can run on virtually any computer not consuming an excessive amount of resources. The OS is regarded as being pretty dependable and secure, not to mention that as a result of its popularity, you'll find many different 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 will be able to get security patches without worrying about softwareproblems in the long run. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is free to use, you will be able to modify both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you see fit, without any limitations and without any license fees. This way, you can acquire a fast, dependable and powerful web hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
Ubuntu is among the Operating System options which you can find on our registration page when you decide to get one of our dedicated servers. We'll install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, so as to satisfy the system requirements of the apps that you want to install on the server. You can also select the software which will operate on your machine, because we will set up only the Apache web server software, so everything else can be custom-made software that you choose. You'll be able to install the latter without problems using a Secure Shell console, since you will receive root-level access and you'll have full control over your server. You are free to install a hosting Control Panel as well and control some things through a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, features Operating System upgrades.