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Is Smolt the Key to Counting Linux Users?

Nov 07, 2008, 22:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"With Smolt Linux distribution might be able to get a better grip of what users are running and how many users they have. "Smolt is fairly accurate for where it is used, which is to say, at least today, primarily Fedora users," Ted Ts'o, Linux Foundation Fellow and chief platform strategist, told InternetNews.com.

""There are plenty of enterprise Linux users that won't use Smolt today, simply because it is not there, and if it was shipped with an enterprise Linux distribution, many enterprise Linux servers are behind firewalls, and thus would not be counted for Smolt," Ts'o added."

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