Linux is an OS, that is not that frequently used for desktop machines, but is among the most popular OSs for web servers. It is absolutely free, so you will not need to pay any license costs as part of your hosting payments. Linux is additionally thought of as the most secure OS available and because of the permissions that files have and also the file types that can be run, virus files which may infect a standard computer system shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based hosting server. In addition, the Operating System is freeware, so it can be modified with no constraints, so that it will meet the needs of the web hosting provider and their clients. This means that unnecessary software packages could be removed to make the Operating system lighter and much faster, which could directly lead to significantly better server performance. Lots of Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, because this piece of software is also totally free, quick and reliable. It's the most commonly used web server available and is an element of the LAMP bundle that lots of script apps, such as WordPress and Joomla™, require. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Website Hosting