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Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo View Post
linux .70%
I do not beleve this
True estimates of Linux desktop marketshare place it at 10-15%.

As I said earlier, fail stats are fail
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As much as useful os linux is, a take over will never happen. Windows has it roots in deep since the late 80s. They exploded with windows 95, and with XP they are unstoppable. It will be a cold day in hell when I walk into Best Buy and see every single computer running Linux.

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I'm surprised Vista had so much, I suppose that's because of computers shipping with it for a good amount of time, though.

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I'm part of the 19% too. I love it.
They have medicine for that

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but what about the margin of error? there are plenty of systems not online
This
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It will be a cold day in hell when I walk into Best Buy and see every single computer running Linux.
That would defeat the purpose.
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Linux's share should be bigger. The End.
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Linux is associated with hackers.

And if you use linux, the terrorists will win.
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I will assume that by "Other" , they mean Other OS on the PS3.
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I don't think any software developers care at all about the 0.05% of users that purely know Linux and not Windows, sorry to say. When an OS commands such adoption and numbers as Windows, the ability to argue that it is synonymous with "user friendliness" is strengthened.
Or perhaps the users have simply become accustomed to doing things in a completely illogical and time-consuming manner (I'm not making any specific references here), increasing the familiarity factor but not necessarily making it user-friendly. I don't think the Windows 7 control panel is user friendly. I don't know why Power Options are categorised under System and Security, but somebody obviously thought is should be there. Perhaps that means that it is user friendly for them, but not me. Both of us are just as familiar with the system though.


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While true to some extent, there is an entire industry built around usability engineering.
That industry needs to know who it is targeting though. User friendliness only has meaning at the granularity of the individual user. There are so many things (including familiarity) which can be considered factors affecting user friendliness that trying to assume that what is friendly for me is the same as what is friendly for you, your grandmother and a systems administrator is pointless.

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Anyone who has a hard time using windows probably has a hard time doing anything.
I know people that run successful businesses yet know nothing about what they are looking at half the time and/or struggle to do anything in Windows except checking their email (unless it "stops working", then they're stuck). I had to spend 10 minutes on the phone with a client today just to find out what browser they were using. The first thing I was told when I asked was that they used Outlook. If all of this stuff was just so clear and natural, I would be on the phone for a lot less time each day.
    
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Never understood the hate on Vista. Got my shop machine still on it, maybe I just don't/haven't used the "bug ridden" features that all the complaints have risen around. Seems all based on the "top" tech media fanatics.
+1

Never had one single problem on Vista on my 4 computers at home, including the E2180 clunky HTPC system. I never really understood all the hate for Vista.

Anyway, time to move on!!! It's 2011!
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True estimates of Linux desktop marketshare place it at 10-15%.

As I said earlier, fail stats are fail
Where is that stat? I find it hard to believe because MacOSX only had 5% market share not that long ago. It was around 9% in 2008. Everything I can find on Google puts Linux(desktop) at around 1 or 2%.

http://www.networkworld.com/communit...l-no-matter-ho

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osr...ne-Percent.htm

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13505_3-9910263-16.html

http://desktoplinux.com/news/NS9682048723.html

http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t...126b34619fd3bc

http://www.neowin.net/news/2009-linux-and-the-desktop

http://www.berkeleylug.com/?p=43

There was one that put it around 4%. Which is still way lower than your "true estimate"
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