Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

Online CD, DVD and USB media sales

Jan 25, 2010, 23:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ladislav Bodnar)

"In a recent issue of DistroWatch Weekly we took a brief look at the number of CDs, DVDs and USB Flash drives sold through the OSDisc.com affiliate program run by DistroWatch. In response to the article, Ramsey Brenner, the founder of OSDisc.com, was kind enough to offer us more data on the sales of the media containing one of the free operating systems available on the market. For obvious reasons, he declined to give away the total number of media sold, but the percentage of each distribution sold should be able to rekindle some of the battles over distro popularity that many DistroWatch readers like to engage in the comments section.

"So without further ado, here is a table listing the top 50 distributions sold by OSDisc.com in 2009. The third column represents the percentage of the total number of CDs, DVDs and USB Flash drives sold during the year. Feel free to draw your own conclusions..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: