Ubuntu is among the most widely used Linux versions for desktop machines, however the Operating System also has a server version, that has been gaining in popularity these days. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports a number of hardware components, so it can function on pretty much any kind of computer not consuming too much resources. The Operating System is widely known as pretty dependable and secure, plus as a result of its popularity, you will find a number of 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 can get security patches without worrying about softwareissues over time. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is totally free to use, you can customize 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 obtain an effective, secure and powerful website hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you'll find on our registration page if you choose to obtain one of our Linux dedicated web hosting. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, to satisfy the system requirements of the applications which you would like to set up on the server. You can also select the software which will operate on your machine, as we will set up only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be custom software that you choose. You can install the latter without any problems through a Secure Shell console, as you'll have root-level access and you will have full control over your server. You are free to set up a hosting Control Panel too and manage some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, comes with Operating System updates.