Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Though it is used mainly on desktops, its server version has been rising in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you're able to customize its core, and / or all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the ideal software environment for all your web apps irrespective of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you can always find find plenty of materials on the web about any question or problem that you might have.