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.
Thread beginning with comment 550037
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[4]: Marketshare
by Lennie on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 11:50 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Marketshare"
Member since:

I've actually seen the video where Shuttleworth mentions this.

This article says:

"He claimed Linux comes pre-installed on five percent of PCs globally now."

But I think he said: "will come pre-installed on five percent of the global PC-market".

This suggests to me, it hasn't happend yet.

Reply Parent Score: 4