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Linux market share grows vs. Windows and Mac OS X shrinkage

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We're told Linux is the only OS with a growing market share: Windows and Mac OS X actually shrank. The Net Applications report also shows Windows 7 already dwarfing all versions of Mac OS combined.

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Linux kicks Microsoft back

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Bucking the conventional wisdom and Microsoft press releases, ABI Research says that Linux has a 32% share of the netbook market - and predicts Linux will overtake Windows by 2013. Microsoft says “. . . over 93% of worldwide small notebook PCs run Windows today.” They can’t both be right.

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Browser Shares Reveal True Benefits of Open Source

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There was a good story on Ars Technica last week about the current state of browser share on the Internet. Browser news is always interesting because it gives us one window into how far open source has come on the desktop.

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What’s the real market share of OpenOffice.org ?

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And that’s a good question that was debated, and settled, during the wonderful OOoCon 2009 that took place in Orvieto . Now you might ask whether someone came up with figures or a precise market percentage. It was not exactly the way it happened. We still (and will always) have real difficulties quantifying market shares for OpenOffice.org .

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Firefox most used browser in Germany

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Firefox is Germany's most used browser, according to online and TV media and a study of Fittkau & Mass, based on a questionnaire of 126,000 internet users. Link leads to the German "Tagesschau" online, Germany's top TV news source.

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Windows Mobile Down to Single-Digit Market Share as Linux Grows

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Microsoft on the rapid decline, especially in particular areas where Linux gains quickly

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Confirmed: Microsoft Publicly Lies About Market Share of GNU/Linux

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Microsoft's slanderous claims about the popularity of GNU/Linux are echoed by its crowd and refuted by professionals

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Linux's share of netbooks surging, not sagging

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Reports that the Linux netbook is dead or dying are incorrect, at least globally, according to an analyst firm.

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Why desktop market share shouldn’t be Linux’s priority

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During the time in which I’ve followed Linux development and its various distributions, every year I come across several articles on “Why 200X will be the year of the Linux Desktop“. Every time I read those posts, I have just one reply in mind – “It’s not going to happen”.

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Linux rising

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When we talk about the Linux market, it means different things to different people. While much of the industry in 2008 stagnated or even receded, Linux revenues grew 23.4% to touch $567 million. The top selling server OSs came from Red Hat and Novell.

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Linux to Capture over 60 Percent of Smartphone Market

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Linux is poised to emerge as the dominant mobile platform, capturing well over 60 percent of the smartphone market over the next seven years, says Telecom Trends International.

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Red Hat: We're 75% of the Paid Linux Market

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At Red Hat Analyst Day, executives outline the tech and business future of the Linux leader.

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Freedom and the Fallacy of Market Share

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Discussion about a misunderstanding of the real goals, especially in light of the latest news

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Net Applications Changes Methodology: Windows & Linux Market Share Rises

http://www.tech-no-media.com

I have always claimed that the widely used Operating System market share statistics from Net applications were not really accurate when it comes to MacOS and Linux market share. In my opinion there were two factors that prevented an accurate Worldwide market share to be produced: Linux browsers potentially ignoring the counter and improper geographical distribution.

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Firefox nearly overtakes IE in Germany

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Firefox, the open-source web browser, is close to overtaking the rival Microsoft product, Internet Explorer, in Germany, but Firefox still lags well behind in the rest of the world, according to market data Monday.

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