Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 9th Dec 2006 23:03 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu According to Google Trends, but also according to Distrowatch, our own statistics here at OSNews and overall sense of the industry during 2006, Ubuntu has a big leap in mind share ahead of its competition (please note that we don't dare to say "market share", although we are pretty confident that it's the most used Linux desktop out there today). The second Fedora has a very small edge ahead of SuSe (while in US is a clear second), while Debian is following fourth. Mandrake+Mandriva (add both names on Google Trends and then sum the results) is clearly way below the previous four distros, but a clear 5th nonetheless. Last year Ubuntu was only a bit ahead of the other distros worldwide, but 2006 seems to have skyrocketed the distribution in the people's minds and computers.
Thread beginning with comment 190313
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[5]: :)
by twenex on Sun 10th Dec 2006 08:38 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: :)"
Member since:

He has to, his average post rating is nearing 0.

What, you mean it's rising again? Wow! ;-)

(At the time of posting, his rating is -0.09)

Reply Parent Score: 1

RE[6]: :)
by unapersson on Sun 10th Dec 2006 09:16 in reply to "RE[5]: :)"
unapersson Member since:

Yes, and it doesn't matter what threshold you browse at, he still appears :-) He must have access to some magic pixie dust.

Reply Parent Score: 1