Linux is an OS, that isn't that frequently used for desktop machines, but is among the most frequently used OSs for servers. It is 100 % free, so you will not need to pay any license costs as part of your website hosting payments. Linux is furthermore regarded as the most risk-free Operating System nowadays and because of the permissions which files have and the file types that can be run, virus files that can easily infect a normal computer system shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based web server. Furthermore, the OS is free, so it can easily be altered with no constraints, so as to meet the requirements of the web hosting provider and their customers. This means that unnecessary software packages could be removed to make the Operating system lighter and quicker, that may directly contribute to far better server performance. Many Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, due to the fact that this program is also absolutely free, fast and stable. It's the most popular web server available and is part of the LAMP bundle that numerous script apps, including WordPress and Joomla™, require. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Hosting