Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 22nd Jan 2013 21:28 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Linux "If you consider NetApplications' data set, then Linux owns only about 1 percent of the desktop OS market and Windows has almost 92 percent. But if you consider all computing platforms, including mobile, than Windows has only 20 percent and Linux has 42 percent - and that would be in the form of Google's Android alone." No more or less legitimate than claiming Windows owns 92% of the market. It's all a matter of perspective.
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Linux is a kernel
by 0brad0 on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 01:45 UTC
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Except Linux is a kernel not an Operating System. Ubuntu/Debian/Red Hat, etc. are Operating Systems and are not the same thing as Android. The various other embedded devices that are based on the Linux kernel are their own unique Operating Systems. Trying to lump them all together is ludicrous at best. There are hundreds of Operating Systems which are referred to as "distributions" based on the Linux kernel.

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