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View Poll Results: What's your desktop OS of choice?
Windows 9 81.82%
OS X 0 0%
Linux (Any flavour.) 1 9.09%
Other. (e.g. BSD, ReactOS etc.) 1 9.09%
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rich c
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05-05-2009, 04:29 PM

Desktop Computer OS market share.

There have been a few stories in tech circles recently about how Linux has reached 1.02% share of the 'market' for desktop OSes. Of course, how this data was obtained is always hotly debated... I read a theory that the best way to get an idea of what people use would be to.... ask them! As opposed to trying to use website stats etc. So, what do you run?
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06-05-2009, 05:29 PM
Vista Home Premium on my laptop and XP on my desktop
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07-05-2009, 11:30 AM
OoooH! I see we've got an 'other'! I wonder what it is! I'm surprised at the 0 for OS X so far!
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07-05-2009, 11:57 AM
Vista ( ) on my laptop...I hate it
Xp Pro on my desktop....love it

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07-05-2009, 04:55 PM
I spend the best part of a morning making sure my Vista partition was up to date so I'm no fan either! Fortunately I hardly ever use it so don't suffer all the time...
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04-06-2009, 01:30 PM
Well, here's my assessment of the info I got from this and a poll on another site:

http://www.mepiscommunity.org/en/node/598
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07-06-2009, 08:11 PM
Here's a blog entry that mentiones the same opinion that the percentage of people that DO NOT use windows is higher than is usually thought. It also raises a lot of other interesting issues...
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08-06-2009, 12:50 PM
Well my OS of choice is OS X but it wont let me vote so it will stay at 0, maybe the forum software doesn't like safari 4.
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08-06-2009, 02:59 PM
I don't remember voting either. If I am not the one that choose Linux, it would be 2. That shows the unreliability of small groups, 20% Linux?
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08-06-2009, 03:17 PM
Originally Posted by Labman View Post
20% Linux?
Maybe in a few years time...
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