"One needs to look for evidence of growth not only in desktops.
Judgment must be based on multiple areas where GNU/Linux gains
traction. This ought to cover some disruptive trends that are yet
to be reckoned with.
"As time goes by, appliances might inherit the important role of
traditional desktops. Mobile and ultramobile devices could
gradually replace laptops and servers become more predominant owing
to Web-based software, which also moves storage towards the back
end. Let’s explore how GNU/Linux fits this broader vision and
discover just how ubiquitous it is, with growth consistently on the
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