Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Feb 2009 12:00 UTC
In the News Since it's nigh on impossible to produce accurate figures of operating system usage, we have to make do with figures that provide a rough estimate, at best. One such set of statistics are the figures from Net Applications, which tracks the 160 million monthly visitors to its hosted websites. The latest figures from January 2009 have been published, and they show that the rise of Mac OS X continues, as well as that of the iPhone and iPod Touch. Unsurprisingly, Windows 7 did quite well too.
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web site liste
by collinm on Mon 2nd Feb 2009 18:07 UTC
collinm
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2005-07-15

is there a list of the web site hosted?

i would like to know the kind of web site analysed....

if a lot of web site is oriented windows... (tutorial, news, tips...) it's sure that have an impact on number....

does google have os statistic?

because the number are a lot different then gartner group...

http://digg.com/linux_unix/GNU_Linux_Desktop_Market_Share_is_4_Gart...

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RE: web site liste
by Bobthearch on Mon 2nd Feb 2009 18:50 in reply to "web site liste"
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2006-01-27

That's a good point. If there were even a single popular OS-specific website included in the survey, the total user percentages could certainly be skewed.

Similarly, since operating system popularity varies significantly between geographical regions, nation-specific or language-specific websites could also affect the results.

So IMO the most relevant aspect is the change trends.

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