Linux is an Operating System, that isn't that commonly used for desktop machines, but is amongst the most popular OSs for servers. It's absolutely free, so you will not have to pay any license charges as part of your web hosting payments. Linux is furthermore thought to be the most reliable OS out there and thanks to the permissions that files have and the file types that can be run, virus files which can infect a normal personal computer will simply not be executed on a Linux-based hosting server. In addition, the Operating System is 100 % free, so it could be customized without any restrictions, so that it will suit the needs of the web hosting company and their customers. This suggests that unwanted software packages can be removed to make the OS lighter and a lot quicker, that may directly lead to much better server performance. A large number of Linux machines have the Apache web server set up on them, because this application is also totally free, quick and reliable. It is the most popular web server out there and is an element of the LAMP bundle that a great many script apps, such as Joomla™ and WordPress, require. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Website Hosting