Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Dec 2010 18:43 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes What were the big themes this year? Which stories on OSNews were the most popular? We dove into our database (well, Adam did), and compiled a list of 2010's ten most popular stories on OSNews. As a metric, we didn't look at silly things like hits or whatever, but at the only metric that matters on OSNews, the only metric which really indicates what our registered (and thus, loyal) readers loved to argue about this year: number of comments. Yes, that headline is intentionally confusing.
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RE[2]: Comment by Kroc
by Kroc on Wed 29th Dec 2010 19:29 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Kroc"
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Just for people’s curiosity, the 10 most commented articles on osnews, ever:

1. [590] Torvalds: 'Use KDE'
2. [539] Keep Internet Out of UN Control, Says US
3. [434] FSF Launches Campaign Against Microsoft Vista (How’s that going BTW FSF?)
4. [374] OS X Hacked Onto Generic x86 Hardware
5. [368] Editorial: X Could Learn a Lot from Vista, Windows...
6. [339] "Why Linux Is Not (Yet) Ready for the Desktop"
7. [338] What's Your "Killer App?"
8= [333] Show Us Your Desktop! (2006) We should be doing another one of these in a day or two
8= [333] GNOME To Split from GNU Project?
10.[306] Why KDE Rules (nice to see KDE trolling book-ending the list ;) )

Edited 2010-12-29 19:29 UTC

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