[kwlug-disc] Linux Marketshare

Rashkae rashkae at tigershaunt.com
Tue Feb 2 10:27:21 EST 2010


john at netdirect.ca wrote:
> Any thoughts on whether this information offers a good glimpse of Linux 
> desktop penetration?
> 
> http://www.netmarketshare.com/operating-system-market-share.aspx?qprid=8
> 
>

I don't know if it offers a good glimpse, but I like what it does show., 
It looks as though 2008 *was* the year of the linux desktop,, Prior 
years, Linux was sitting at .67%, but 2008 jumped to .82, 2009 to to 1%, 
and for 2010, so far, 1.02%... That's a better rate of adoption increase 
than I expected.

I think the world will be interesting when MS slips below 90%, and 
that's happening real fast now.



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