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Ubuntu is the 4th Most Popular Linux Distribution on Web Servers

Feb 25, 2011, 13:33 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"Ubuntu has been the most popular Linux distribution on desktop systems for sometime now and according to Google Trends data, Ubuntu probably is the first ever Linux distro to overshoot popularity of Linux itself. And now, Ubuntu is steadily increasing its market share on web servers as well. According to w3techs.com statistics, Ubuntu is now the 4th most popular Linux distro on web servers and growing at a much faster rate than its competitors.

"Percentage of Web Servers Using Ubuntu Nearly Doubled

"Ubuntu has been the most popular Linux distro for desktops for a long time and now the percentage of web servers running Ubuntu nearly doubled in a single year. Ubuntu runs on 4% of all web servers now. That figure was 2.6% only an year ago. As you can infer from the graph above, Ubuntu is also the fastest growing among other popular Linux distros."

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