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vnunet: Linux Research

Sep 27, 2004, 15:15 (2 Talkback[s])

"Information gathered by Context Research's SalesWatch survey indicates that the percentage of PCs sold with the Linux operating system (OS) already installed is gradually rising. Over the past four quarters the figure has grown from a low of 0.13 per cent to 1.04 per cent in the second quarter of this year.

"As Context points out, although the number of Linux OSs installed as standard is quite low compared with the dominating position of Windows XP Home and Professional versions, these figures do not include those systems that will have had Linux installed over the PC's original OS..."

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