Linked by David Adams on Mon 16th May 2011 02:30 UTC, submitted by Peter Alguacil
Linux Linux currently powers a majority of the world’s web servers and supercomputers. As a desktop OS, however, Linux has yet to gain mainstream acceptance. That said, there are some countries where people have embraced Linux on the desktop to a greater degree than most.
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RE[2]: Numeric discrepancy
by lemur2 on Mon 16th May 2011 04:42 UTC in reply to "RE: Numeric discrepancy"
lemur2
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Maybe they should have said that the number of acutal users could be much higher due to some of those installations being part of labs but that's not a conclusion the data lets them draw.


The number of desktop Linux users is set to accelerate in BRIC countries and developing nations.

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com/2010/12/putin-orders-russian-move...

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9201699/China_OS_makers_part...

http://www.olpcnews.com/

I can't see that it matters much if some of these expanding numbers of users are using the same machine.

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