Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Fri 15th Aug 2008 04:15 UTC, submitted by computerishcat
Linux The traditional market share numbers would say that Linux is currently at less than 1%, but some more recent numbers suggest that it might, in fact, be almost even with the Mac. This all brings the question of how many Linux users are there really? Unfortunately, we may never know. Certainly, there is no way of knowing currently, but it should be possible to at least get a rough estimate.
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RE[2]: Another consideration
by Lennie on Sat 16th Aug 2008 08:47 UTC in reply to "RE: Another consideration"
Lennie
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Just look at a security update in the base install (or a very frequently used package), the number of times that gets downloaded is probably a good indication.

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