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The Linux �1% myth� is pretty accurate

Sep 09, 2010, 14:11 (15 Talkback[s])

"I recently read two posts throwing mud at the 1% statistic. The first didn't offer any positive reasoning and just said the statistics had to be based on sales and that wasn't fair. Probably link/flamebait… It worked. The second tries to stomp both sales and web statistics but falls short again. Neither give evidence to show Linux at a higher level.

"To be clear, all three of us are talking about desktop and mobile Linux users. Not servers. Linux clearly (and quite rightly) dominates there.

"I'm going to lead off with some points (for and against) the two major numbers used coming up with the 1% share number. I'll finish up with some statistics of my own."

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