Linux market share grows vs. Windows and Mac OS X shrinkage

We’re told Linux is the only OS with a growing market share: Windows and Mac OS X actually shrank. The Net Applications report also shows Windows 7 already dwarfing all versions of Mac OS combined. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers review the data.

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Emil Protalinski has been studying studies:

In December 2009, Linux was the only operating system to show positive percentage growth in market share. … Windows market share dropped 0.31 percentage points … Mac OS dipped 0.01 percentage points … and Linux edged forward 0.02 percentage points. … Strong sales from Windows 7 and Snow Leopard were not enough to stop both Windows overall and Mac OS overall from dropping.

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