Linux is an Operating System, which is not that commonly used for desktop machines, but is one of the most commonly used OSs for web servers. It is totally free, so you will not need to pay any license charges as part of your web hosting payments. Linux is also regarded as the most secure OS available and because of the permissions that files have as well as the file types that can be run, virus files which can easily infect a standard computer shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based web server. Additionally, the Operating System is freeware, so it could be customized with no constraints, as a way to satisfy the requirements of the website hosting company and their customers. This implies that needless software packages can be removed to make the Operating system lighter and quicker, that may directly contribute to much better server performance. Numerous Linux machines have the Apache web server set up on them, because this application is also absolutely free, fast and reliable. It is the most commonly used web server around and is a part of the LAMP bundle that a lot of script applications, such as WordPress and Joomla™, need. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Website Hosting