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#1 2013-04-22 05:59:31

intoCB
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Registered: 2012-10-25
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Distrowatch rankings in 2002 - top 10

Ok, it's just a hit counter but it's still interesting (vaguely) to see how things were different in 2002:

  1. Mandrake

  2. Red Hat

  3. Gentoo

  4. Debian

  5. Sorcerer

  6. SuSE

  7. Slackware

  8. Lycoris

  9. Lindows

  10. Xandros

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#2 2013-04-22 12:38:09

Doomicide
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Registered: 2011-06-24
Posts: 472
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Re: Distrowatch rankings in 2002 - top 10

and then came ubuntu...


“From each according to his faculties; to each according to his needs”
Look at the code. Look at the silly code!

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#3 2013-04-22 12:53:28

joek
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Registered: 2011-09-06
Posts: 497

Re: Distrowatch rankings in 2002 - top 10

1 	Mint 	        3891<
2 	Mageia 	        2153=
3 	Ubuntu 	        1930<
4 	Fedora 	        1583<
5 	Debian 	        1478>
6 	openSUSE 	1396=
7 	Arch 	        1189=
8 	PCLinuxOS 	1185>
9 	Puppy 	        914>
10 	Manjaro 	879>

For reference, at the time of posting, looking at biennial rankings.
Debian and RedHat/Fedora appear to be the only distributions still in the top ten.

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#4 2013-04-22 13:37:22

rkwurth
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Registered: 2012-09-04
Posts: 365

Re: Distrowatch rankings in 2002 - top 10

Congrats to Debian for slipping only one spot, and populating spots 1 and 3 with it's babies.

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#5 2013-04-22 18:24:44

intoCB
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Re: Distrowatch rankings in 2002 - top 10

Alas, poor Lindows. They sued him, Horatio.

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#6 2013-04-22 21:02:06

cortman
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Registered: 2012-03-15
Posts: 128

Re: Distrowatch rankings in 2002 - top 10

intoCB wrote:

Alas, poor Lindows. They sued him, Horatio.

LOL, good one! I remember seeing ads for Lindows, kind of wondered what became of it.

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#7 2013-04-24 02:17:47

codingman
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Registered: 2013-03-22
Posts: 345

Re: Distrowatch rankings in 2002 - top 10

And of course there HAS to be an uncyclopedia page for Lindows...


U iz not goin to getz an anzer frm me if u tip lik dis  mad

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