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Desktop Linux Now Has its Highest Market Share Ever

Desktop Linux Now Has its Highest Market Share Ever

There has been an upsurge in the desktop Linux market share which has seen a rise to 3.37% in the latest statistics on Net Market Share for operating systems.

  1. What is the current market share of Linux?
  2. Which operating system has the most market share?
  3. Is Linux market share growing?
  4. How many Linux desktop users are there?
  5. Which OS has most users?
  6. What are the 3 most popular operating systems?
  7. What is the OS available in the market today?
  8. Which country uses Linux the most?
  9. Why is Linux less popular than Windows?
  10. Why do most Linux servers run?
  11. What percentage of servers are Linux?
  12. How many devices use Linux?

What is the current market share of Linux?

Linux. The current Linux desktop market share is between 1.74 – 2.18%, according to the usage share of operating systems. In April 2019, Linux's desktop market share was estimated to be 1.63%.

Which operating system has the most market share?

Microsoft's Windows is the most widely used computer operating system in the world, accounting for 70.92 percent share of the desktop, tablet, and console OS market in February 2021.

Is Linux market share growing?

The global linux operating system market size stood at USD 3.89 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 15.64 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 19.2% during the forecast period.

How many Linux desktop users are there?

Let's look at the numbers. There are over 250 million PCs sold every year. Of all the PCs connected to the internet, NetMarketShare reports 1.84 percent were running Linux.

Which OS has most users?

In the area of desktop and laptop computers, Microsoft Windows is the most commonly installed OS, at approximately between 77% and 87.8% globally. Apple's macOS accounts for approximately 9.6–13%, Google's Chrome OS is up to 6% (in the US) and other Linux distributions are at around 2%.

What are the 3 most popular operating systems?

The three most common operating systems for personal computers are Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux.

What is the OS available in the market today?

Five of the most common operating systems are Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, Linux, Android and Apple's iOS.

Which country uses Linux the most?

Linux popularity globally

On a global level, the interest in Linux seems to be the strongest in India, Cuba and Russia, followed by the Czech Republic and Indonesia (and Bangladesh, which has the same regional interest level as Indonesia).

Why is Linux less popular than Windows?

The main reason why Linux is not popular on the desktop is that it doesn't have “the one” OS for the desktop as does Microsoft with its Windows and Apple with its macOS. If Linux had only one operating system, then the scenario would be totally different today. ... Linux kernel has some 27.8 million lines of code.

Why do most Linux servers run?

Originally Answered: Why do most servers run on Linux OS? Because linux is open-source, so easy to configure and customize. So most of the supercomputer runs linux. There're also many servers runs Windows and Mac, like some small to medium companies, because they are easy to use and program, cost less for deployment.

What percentage of servers are Linux?

Global server share by operating system 2018-2019. In 2019, the Windows operating system was used on 72.1 percent of servers worldwide, whilst the Linux operating system accounted for 13.6 percent of servers.

How many devices use Linux?

96.3% of the world's top 1 million servers run on Linux. Only 1.9% use Windows, and 1.8% – FreeBSD. Linux has great applications for personal and small business financial management. GnuCash and HomeBank are the most popular ones.

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