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Linux Market Share On Desktop Increased By About 50% In 2011

Jan 06, 2012, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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Desktop Linux market share had a growth of about 50% last year according to the recent data by NetMarketShare. If we look at the data for year 2010, there was no growth at all. However, in 2011, starting from 0.96% market share in February, desktop Linux market share ended at 1.41%.

The increase in market share is definitely encouraging and looks like many Windows users migrated to Linux as Windows share reduced to 92.23% in December 2011 from 93.61% in February 2011. Mac market share increased to 6.36% from 5.42%

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