Linked by David Adams on Mon 17th Oct 2011 17:29 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Windows Well, its not official yet, but Microsoft's Windows 7 has now become the most widely used operating system. . . Windows 7 now has a strong 40.21% share of all desktop operating systems around the world whereas, the usage share of Windows XP has slipped to 38.64%. All this happened a couple of days back (in October). The rise in usage of Windows 7 and the drop in usage of Windows XP has been consistent since the time Windows 7 was first launched.
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RE[2]: linux will succeed
by Soulbender on Tue 18th Oct 2011 19:19 UTC in reply to "RE: linux will succeed"
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In the Statcounter breakdown for the BRIC countries, Linux is on life-support.

So I guess it isn't becoming the choice of the authoritatian state after all. That seems to be the market for large, american corporations like MS and Cisco. I guess freedom is not so important as long as you can make a good buck contributing to the oppression of the people.

Edited 2011-10-18 19:20 UTC

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