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Where are the American Linux Desktop Users?

Oct 25, 2007, 12:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Linux users from around the world are filling out the Linux Foundation's desktop survey. But what John Cherry, the foundation's director of global Linux workgroups, wants to know is, 'Where are the responses from the North America?'

"About midway through the survey, there have been what Cherry calls 'extraordinary numbers. With over 10,000 respondents in so far, the survey has been taken by 6,206 English speakers; 3,684 Russian speakers; 1,198 French speakers; but only 118 Spanish and 51 Japanese speakers. The curious thing about the English language users is that 63 percent of the English responses have come from Europe, with only 22.9 percent from North America...'"

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