Number of SL users

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Number of SL users

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Wed Jul 30, 2008 21:23

According to the September issue of Linux Format magazine, the following are some rough figures for the number of users of some distros, based on numbers "from the distros* and other sources".

Ubuntu*..........4 to 6 million users
Mandriva*......."a few million"
Fedora...........2 million
openSUSE*.......1.5 million
Xandros..........1.1 million
Debian...........1 million
Slackware........500,000
Sabayon*.........15,000

I suppose the Xandros figures have been boosted by the Asus Eee PC sales.

So it seems we SL users are few and far between. Makes me feel rather special!
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Re: Number of SL users

Postby Thev00d00 » Wed Jul 30, 2008 23:49

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Re: Number of SL users

Postby deadfool » Thu Jul 31, 2008 0:21

who ever gave the number could be a crappy estimator. also do gentoo users with the sabayon overlay count?
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