Ubuntu is an extremely popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. Even though 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 distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, or all of the countless packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This allows you to set up the best software environment for your web apps regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find lots of materials on the Internet about any question or problem that you might have.