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MandrakeForum.com: Linux-Mandrake closing in on Red Hat's market share in US

Oct 12, 2000, 14:48 (19 Talkback[s])
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"...below are the August and Year-to-date data, according to PC-data.

August 2000 Units
Macmillan/Mandrake      35% (9687 units)
Red Hat                 24% (6814 units)
August 2000 Dollars
Red Hat                 38% ($405,817)
Macmillan/Mandrake      26% ($278,616)
YTD Units
Red Hat                 29% (91,347 units)
Macmillan/Mandrake      28% (88,095 units)
YTD Dollars
Red Hat                 36% ($4,738,847)
Macmillan/Mandrake      19% ($2,566,077)
"I guess there isn't much one can say about these data... We outgrew the rest of the pack by far this year, and your Linux-Mandrake is on a good way to become the "biggest" Linux distribution in USA. We already sell more packages than any other distro, but RH still gets somewhat more money out of their sales than we do. (Not for long, I hope ,->.)"

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