How many users of Linux 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. Chrome OS, which is a Linux variant, has 0.29 percent.
Is Linux still popular?
For example, Net Applications shows Windows on top of the desktop operating system mountain with 88.14% of the market. … That’s not surprising, but Linux — yes Linux — seems to have jumped from 1.36% share in March to 2.87% share in April.
How many Linux servers are there in the world?
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.
Which OS is most powerful?
The most powerful OS is neither Windows nor Mac, its Linux operating system. Today, 90% of the most powerful supercomputers runs on Linux. In Japan, the bullet trains use Linux to maintain and manage the advanced Automatic Train Control System. The U.S Department of Defense uses Linux in many of its technologies.
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.
Is Linux more powerful than Windows?
Linux is far faster than Windows. … It’s why Linux runs 90 percent of the world’s top 500 fastest supercomputers, while Windows runs 1 percent of them. What’s new “news” is that an alleged Microsoft operating system developer recently admitted that Linux is indeed much faster, and explained why that’s the case.
Are Linux users growing?
Linux market share has witnessed a steady increase, especially in the last two summer months. The stats show May 2017 with 1.99%, June with 2.36%, July had 2.53% and August showed Linux market share increasing to 3.37%.