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Open Source R Language Undergoes a Commercial Revolution

http://www.developer.com

The open source R language has been in use by statisticians to do data analysis, predictive modeling and visualization for over a decade. This week, R is set to undergo a revolution of sorts with a revamped commercial effort.

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waterbag's picture
Created by waterbag 4 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 9 weeks ago
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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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Created by chen 4 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 17 weeks ago
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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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Created by komrad 4 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 18 weeks ago
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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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Created by ckhung 4 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 21 weeks ago
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Statistics: Web Grows, Apache Profits

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Web statistics specialist Netcraft measured over 230 million websites in its webserver survey for October 2009. Apache comprises about 60% of the 4.3 million or so new sites gained since September, corresponding to 2.6 million sites, according to Netcraft.

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Created by stalinux 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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Is use of the GPL really decreasing?

http://www.itwire.com

Is it reasonable to raise the question "does X still matter?" when the X in question is in use among nearly two-thirds of the target users under discussion?

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Created by webspider 4 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 47 weeks ago
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one week of firefox 3.5

http://weblogs.mozillazine.org

Ken Kovash, over at the Mozilla Blog of Metrics, has a nice rundown on week one of Firefox 3.5. I'd just like to second Ken's comment that this is all quite extraordinary.

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Created by ooviaa 5 years 3 days ago – Made popular 5 years 3 days ago
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Black Duck Report is Meaningless Without Source Code

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

Black Duck Software recently published some summary statistics about free and open source software license adoption. Any of these conclusions might be reasonable if the 5% figure was meaningful, but Black Duck has given us no reason to believe it is; if anything, their own statements suggest it isn't.

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Created by gooogle 5 years 4 days ago – Made popular 5 years 3 days ago
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Another 100,000+ week for Fedora 10

http://californiaquantum.wordpress.com

Fedora 10 has been gaining new users at impressive rates. This past week alone Fedora 10 has picked up over 100,000 more.

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Created by cutcross 5 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 17 weeks ago
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Firefox 3 Eats Internet Explorer 6 Alive

http://www.junauza.com

Mozilla Firefox 3, the free and open source web browser, has finally overtaken Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and is getting closer and closer behind IE 7. According to data from StatCounter Global Stats, for the first time in February of this year, Firefox 3 with 24% market share overtook IE 6.

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Created by helix 5 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 18 weeks ago
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GNU/Linux Market Share: Why Gartner and IDC Must be Ignored

http://boycottnovell.com

An analysis of how prevalent GNU/Linux is, particularly on the server

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Created by komrad 5 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 18 weeks ago
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get counted for better statistics

http://counter.li.org

Some people want better statistics about how many GNU/Linux users there are. Some suggest a kind of phone-home function (horror!). A better approach would be to get deliberately counted. That is what counter.li.org is for.
The exact number will never be known and that is good.

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Created by akf 5 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 20 weeks ago
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How Many Linux Users Are There (Really)?

http://www.linuxplanet.com

How many Linux users are there really? It's a darn good question, and there isn't a darn good answer. In one way, we're all Linux users now.

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Created by emacsfanatic 5 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 20 weeks ago
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OpenOffice.org 3.0: 3,009,832 downloads in one week

http://www.mealldubh.org

From the official announcement on Monday 13th October at 09:00 UTC, to midnight on Sunday 20th October, OpenOffice.org 3.0 recorded an astonishing three million downloads via the Bouncer.

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Created by brunomiguel 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Distro Rankings and Popularity Ratings through the Years

http://www.junauza.com

Have you ever wondered which Linux distribution was most popular during the previous years? If you have, then you may be interested in some of the data that I’m going to present to you.

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switchpin's picture
Created by switchpin 6 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 11 weeks ago
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