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I was just wondering which GNU/Linux distribution is popular in which part of the world. I am not trying to start a distro war here, just curious to know if any statistics are available about the popularity of distributions based on location.


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closed as not constructive by Sathya Feb 21 '11 at 8:55

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There's no way to answer this. – Sathya Feb 21 '11 at 9:00
How is there no way to answer this? The OP is after links and references to demonstrate popularity. I can provide several such links to authorative sources for this. – Matt Joiner Feb 21 '11 at 12:04
I do not think this is subjective or argumentative. I just wanted to know if these statistics were available. For example we can use Google Insights and get info regarding the search for some key words. I was just curious to know if someone has already made similar statistics. So if possible I would like to re-open this (as this was marked closed). Thanks. – yaami Feb 21 '11 at 18:09

At my company, we use combinations of Redhat and OEL for production servers and Fedora and Ubuntu for development/user systems. These are in a number of locations in US and in UK, India and Australia.

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That's not so general answer in any way, unless your company is really huge. – Olli Feb 21 '11 at 8:10
This is not a good answer. – Matt Joiner Feb 21 '11 at 12:04

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