Playing the Numbers Game: How Many Linux Installations and Users Are Out There?

“The last Desktop Linux Survey was interesting, but hardly
surprising. But most important is that this was no real statistic:
the sample was not representative by any means.

“Also, as Distrowatch.com noted, there are inconsistencies if
you compare these results with other surveys. For example the web
server logs for Distrowatch.com give OpenSuse 5 % of the cake,
while the Desktop Linux Survey lifts OpenSuse’s share to 20

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