Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Thu 21st Aug 2008 23:44 UTC
Linux "Where is Linux the most popular, and where are the different Linux distributions the most popular?". Pingdom has taken a stab at answering this question using the Google Insights for Search. Read on for our observations on the results.
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by Pro-Competition on Fri 22nd Aug 2008 00:48 UTC
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I think Linux's popularity in the developing world is very exciting. The increasing diversity of users and contributors from different cultures and socio-economic groups can only make the platform better for all of us.

2. The popularity of Linux among the developing countries makes me wonder if Linux is perceived as a poor man's equivalent of some proprietary OS (*cough* Windows).

Being a "poor man's equivalent" of something else is no problem as far as I'm concerned, especially in the beginning. Example: MS-DOS started out as a poor man's CP/M.

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