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LinuxCon, 20th Anniversary of Linux Celebration Kicks Off

LINUX THEN AND NOW DEVELOPERS WORKING ON THE LINUX KERNEL 100 1992 1000 2010 LINES OF CODE IN THE LINUX KERNEL TOP500 SUPERCOMPUTERS RUNNING LINUX 250,000 1995 14,000,000 2010 I 413 2011 1998 CELL PHONES INTERNET SOLD WORLDWIDE { USERS WORLDWIDE 100,000,000 1997 1995 { } 1, 600 2010 4,600,000,000 2010 PATENT APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED PCs SHIPPED WORLDWIDE 37,000,000 1994 351,000,00O 2010 177,830 1994 520,277 2010 LINUX USER HABITS: THEN AND NOW (Data from survey of registered LinuxCon attendees, July 2011) LINUX DISTRIBUTIONS USED THEN NOW Fedora / Red Hat: 45% Ubuntu: 34% Slackware: 18% Fedora / Red Hat: 28% Debian: 10% Other: 15%* SUSE / openSUSE: 8% Debian: 12% Ubuntu: 6% openSUSE / SUSE Enterprise: 7% IOther: 7% Linux Mint: 4% Mandrake: 5% * Nearly all respondents who answered "Other" wrote in ArchLinux. WHERE LINUX USED MOST THEN NOW Home: 33% All of the Above: 48% Work: 38% Work: 26% All of the Above: 16% Home: 14% I Didn't Use Linux Then: 15% School: 7% School: 7% LINUX USERS WEIGH IN ON 20TH ANNIVERSARY (Data from survey of registered LinuxCon attendees, July 2011) BIGGEST SUCCESS BIGGEST CHALLENGE FOR THE PLATFORM FOR THE PLATFORM Providing the foundation on top of which successful businesses like Facebook, Amazon, eBay and Twitter can be built. Legal Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) THE D LINUX LINUK FOUNDATION 1991-2011 Copyright 2011 Linux Foundation. All rights reserved. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. I-----

LinuxCon, 20th Anniversary of Linux Celebration Kicks Off

shared by rmmojado on Mar 27
Today is a big day for the Linux community. I’m writing this from Vancouver, B.C. where Users, SysAdmins, developers and business executives have gathered for the third annual LinuxCon and the offic...


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