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Why You Should Only Buy Linux Pre-Installed on your Systems

http://www.geeksaresexy.net

Many Linux users are geeks, and vice versa, and geeks can build their own systems or at least install an OS, so why should we buy systems with Linux pre-installed? Why is it so important if the OS is free? Let’s talk about a little thing called “market share.”

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GNU/Linux Desktop Market Share in the United States Not the Global Share

http://techrights.org

A quick response to operating system surveys which are predominantly US-oriented

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Debunking the 1% Myth

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

It seems like almost every day someone in the tech press or someone commenting in a technical forum will claim that Linux adoption on the desktop (including laptops) is insignificant. The number that is thrown around is 1%.

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Linux Market Share

http://www.linuxjournal.com

In the course of a normal work day I take several little breaks to check the news. On my list of news sites are Slashdot, Linux Journal, and Linux Today. Frequently I see something that gives me an idea for an article. Sometimes I even find an article on a topic that I was planning to write about myself.

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Firefox To Make History, About To Surpass IE in Europe

http://www.conceivablytech.com

August has arrived. Time for a browser market share update. There is quite a bit of news this month, which, depending on your view, can be modified in virtually any direction you prefer. Microsoft likes the version in which IE has gained market share and pushed back Firefox and Chrome.

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Why the Free Software/Open Source Community Does Not Love Apple and is Already Ahead of Apple

http://techrights.org

In terms of market share, Free software beats Apple (especially thanks to poorer regions where Microsoft too is struggling to win)

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Linux makes gains as Windows and Mac OS slip

http://www.zdnet.com

Data by web metrics firm Net Applications shows that while both Windows and Mac OS lost usage share in May, Linux made a small gain.

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Firefox, Chrome, Safari have finally killed Internet Explorer

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

The hegemony that Internet Explorer once upon a time had is... over. Right now, other browsers are fighting amongst each other, and it's all about how much of IE's share they are getting. The war is over: Internet Explorer lost. Everybody else won. So, what kind of scenario has the IT world painfully missed?

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Why there is a Market for Linux Games

http://www.wine-reviews.net

Alright - enough speculation and assumptions, lets look at some cold hard numbers. Two recent games that had successful Linux ports would be 2DBoys World of Goo and Frictional Games enumbra Series. 2DBoy reported that since they released their Linux port of the game 10% of their total game sales have been for the Linux platform.

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Operating Systems and Market Share Statistics

http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com

Did you know that 55% of statistics are made up on the spot? (or maybe it was 68% I don't recall) If you have ever taken a statistics class you know that data is everything, but it's not just about the data itself.

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GNU/Linux a King of Servers, But Microsoft Boosters Disagree

http://boycottnovell.com

Using flawed and partly Microsoft-funded numbers, the advocates of proprietary software beg to suggest that GNU/Linux is declining (which it's not)

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Has the Irresistible Rise of OpenOffice.org Begun?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

New figures from webmasterpro.de show surprisingly high market share for OpenOffice.org around the world - peaking at 22% in Poland and Germany. Has the rise of OpenOffice.org to become a true rival to Microsoft Office begun?

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OpenOffice.org by the Numbers

http://ostatic.com

What would you say if you heard that OpenOffice.org had an impressive 22% share of the market? It does, in Poland and the Czech Republic. ... The method used was to examine fonts installed on systems to identify various office suites.

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Study: > 21% of German PCs run OpenOffice

http://www.h-online.com

According to Webmasterpro.de, a German IT service provider, the open source OpenOffice suite and its derivatives, such as StarOffice or IBM's Lotus Symphony, are installed on more than 21% of German PCs.

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Android will soon trail only Symbian, says IDC

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Android will trail only Symbian in mobile phone market share by 2013, according to IDC. Android phones such as the pictured Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, which is now heading for NTT DoCoMo, will grow 150.4 percent to 68.0 million units by 2013, but other Linux-based phones will struggle, says IDC.

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