Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, as well as any of the countless packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the right software environment for all of your web applications whatever their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you can always find find plenty of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem that you may have.