> http://www.idg.net 31/08/2001
> Al Gillen, an analyst with IDC
> "Gillen says the one area where Linux won't challenge Windows is on
> the desktop, where Microsoft owns slightly more than 96% of the market
> compared with Linux's paltry 1.5%, according to figures from a report
> soon to be released by IDC detailing Year 2000 market share for
> servers and clients. "
can be calculated. For an OS like MS, they just have to count sales. For
linux, you can try counting downloads, but that won't be accurate. I've
installed my last Mandrake download on three PCs, how were those systems
In the end, these kind of numbers are meaningless.....I have a PC running a
great operating system, and I'm going to continue to use it.....
Aparently people like CM have some sort of peer pressure problems, where
they feel that they have to use/do/wear whatever everyone else is.....very