Number of Linux Users
How many Linux users are there?
Despite the lack of precise information on the Linux-user population, there are up-to-date statistics regarding Linux’s market share; according to W3Counter, by April 2010 Linux had 1.6% of the operating systems’ market share. Considering that the total number of personal computers in use is estimated to be about 1.2 billion (data provided by Forrester Research, Inc.), it means there are about 19 million Linux users in the world.
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