Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started small and is currently one of the most preferred OSes these days. Find out more about its pros and cons.
Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, which employs the Linux kernel. While it is used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions out there and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you can get official safety and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you can modify its core, and / or all of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This enables you to install the right software environment for all of your web applications irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find plenty of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of resources, you can choose one of our dedicated web hosting plans and add this Operating System to your order with just a single click. You will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your Operating System, depending on which edition your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not come with a web hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, yet if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your sites. In case you don't want to lose time supervising your server, you can take advantage of the Managed Services package, which includes plenty of tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade includes routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.