Linux is losing popularity. That is according to Google Trends, a tool from Google Labs that shows the most popularly searched terms from the beginning of 2004 to now. The graph below shows a downward curve.

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Created by C733tus 14 years 28 weeks ago
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14 years 28 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago


Probably this is a good thing.

Probably this is a good thing. Inexperienced use of 'Linux' can confuse people and leads to all sorts of bad legends. The branding of 'Ubuntu' or 'PCLinuxOS' encourages product specific experience and confusion rapidly reduces. And see trends for Ubuntu:
A recent letter in a UK broadsheet newspaper (a typical troll I think) is one example of lack of brand recognition:

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