Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution that started out small and is already among the most popular OSes nowadays. Find out more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is among the most preferred Linux editions for desktop machines, however the Operating System also has a server release, that has been gaining in popularity recently. Ubuntu is really quick and supports various hardware components, so it can work on virtually every server without consuming too much resources. The Operating System is considered to be very reliable and secure, plus as a result of its popularity, you'll find lots of sources online with information about any question or problem that you might have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, so you're able to get security patches without worrying about softwareproblems over time. As Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you'll be able to modify both its core and the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and install in any way you find fit, without any restrictions and without any license fees. In this way, you will get a quick, dependable and powerful hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu and a lot of resources, you can opt for one of our dedicated web hosting plans
and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your Operating System, based on which release your applications need to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your Internet sites. If you don't want to lose time maintaining your server, you can reap the benefits of the Managed Services package, which includes countless tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade features regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.