Ubuntu now more popular than Mac OS X!

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  1. tarey_g

    tarey_g Hanging, since 2004..

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    Interesting google trendz
    source : http://thelinuxadvocate.blogspot.com/

    well its just google trendz not really the benchmark of popularity , btw if u put just 'mac' instead of 'mac os' in trendz, its a different story.
     
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    another blow to proprietary software. open source rules, specially ubuntu.
     
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    mail2and Walking, since 2004.

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    If you go by market share, OS X still has around 6% share in the US market(Gartner report) and around 4% worldwide. I doubt Ubuntu has that much user base.
    However, it's a real cool distro, and in my x86 days, when I wasn't on Slackware(and other distros based on it), I was on Ubuntu.
     
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    [xubz] "The Cake is a Lie!!"

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    Aww Man! Is Every Story directly off Digg? :D


    (Do PM me your Digg ID's, mine is subbzzz, add me as a Friend)
     
  5. JGuru

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    @mail2and, No, you are wrong. There are more Ubuntu users worldwide than Mac users!!
    Ubuntu Linux has a very strong community base. Ofcourse Mac has it's own followers too.
    Does anyone send a Mac OS installation CD for free?? Ofcourse not!! You can get Ubuntu CD
    for free, just order online. That's not the case with Mac CD!!
     
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    eddie El mooooo

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    Are you sure about that statement? :shock:
     
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    pretty good post man....
    iam happy to see this becz... iam using ubuntu at present in my system and i used to argue wth my frends that its the bst and bla bla bla.......
    so i can show this thread to them ...
    :) :) :)
    thanks 4 the post
     
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    Mac may have a some edge in the market now. The future belongs certainly to Linux.
    Ubuntu in particular is going at full speed. I'm very sure the Mac will fall behind Linux
    in terms of market share in the future.
    Ubuntu Linux runs twice as fast as Mac OS X on a MacBookPro!!! Click here
    Mac like Vista allocates lot of resources for user interface, so eventually runs slower
    than Ubuntu Linux.
     
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    [xubz] "The Cake is a Lie!!"

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    Google Trends is nothing but a Feature that shows what People Search Most..

    In The Mac OS, Ubuntu Case.. People Search about Ubuntu Most!!

    And in Vista Case.. People search about Vista More compared to Ubuntu.. (Of Course!!)
     
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    than accoring to google ppl do more search on vista than xp. crap
     
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    [xubz] "The Cake is a Lie!!"

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    LOL! Vista is the Next upcoming Windows OS.. Everyone Including me is Interested in it.. So People do search More!!

    Everyone uses XP, and XP is nearly 5 Years Old!! Who Searches about XP!?
     
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    Well, try running Ubuntu with 256 MB Ram ;)

    Slackware(and distros based on it) runs amazingly well on my papa's Celeron M laptop with 256 MB Ram. Ubuntu crawls(I have to say that it is largely because of GNOME. Xubuntu ran quite well on 256 MB)
    __________
    You'd rather not have said that. :( :p
     
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  15. mehulved

    mehulved 18 Till I Die............

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    Isn't it more cos Slackware is optimised for 486 whereas ubuntu is for 686?
     
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    kalpik In Pursuit of "Happyness"

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    ^^ Ubuntu is also compiled for 486 only! (the default kernel says i386 but i've heard its optimized for 486)
     
  17. gary4gar

    gary4gar GaurishSharma.com

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    what is the diffrence between i386,i486,i586,i686

    and in which palce does amd athlon 64 3000+ come??
     
  18. kalpik

    kalpik In Pursuit of "Happyness"

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    All these are processor architectures. There are also AMD ones like k6,k7,k8,amd64 etc.
     
  19. Third Eye

    Third Eye gooby pls

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    where from i order ubuntu cd for free... :)
     
  20. mehulved

    mehulved 18 Till I Die............

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    Gary look it up in wikipedia. That can explain better than I can do.
     
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