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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thegman
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But are just not based in fact.

It's not like I can think, "I know, I'll upgrade my office PCs", and order 100 PCs from Lenovo. Then I change my mind, and think "Wow, I can save a fortune by just buying 100 Android phones! In your face, Windows!"

They are different markets, completely different, incomparable. They are different products. Sure they both have operating systems and microprocessors, but RVs and Superyachts both have engines and hot water systems.

They are not the same, they don't compete, sure people get tablets instead of netbooks, there is overlap in the areas where people don't need to do anything, but in most places, if you need a PC/Mac, you need a PC/Mac.

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