Linux.com

Home News Embedded / Mobile Netbooks ABI's Jeffrey Orr on Rising Linux Netbook Sales

ABI's Jeffrey Orr on Rising Linux Netbook Sales

Article Source LinuxDevices
November 5, 2009, 4:10 pm

After ABI Research projected that Linux will take a 32 percent share of netbooks in 2009 and overtake Windows in 2013, we spoke with ABI analyst Jeffrey Orr on the findings. Orr notes the rise of international consumers and ARM Cortex-A8-based netbooks, and discusses Ubuntu, Moblin, Android, and Chrome OS.

In mid 2008, there were several estimates, including those from major netbook vendors themselves, that Linux represented between a quarter and a third of total netbook sales. Since then, however, there have been reports that due in large part to Microsoft cutting the price of Windows XP, Linux share has dropped considerably...

Read More

 

Comments

Subscribe to Comments Feed

Upcoming Linux Foundation Courses

  1. LFD331 Developing Linux Device Drivers
    25 Aug » 29 Aug - Virtual
    Details
  2. LFS422 High Availability Linux Architecture
    08 Sep » 11 Sep - Raleigh, NC
    Details
  3. LFS426 Linux Performance Tuning
    08 Sep » 11 Sep - New York
    Details

View All Upcoming Courses

Become an Individual Member
Check out the Friday Funnies

Sign Up For the Linux.com Newsletter


Who we are ?

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to the growth of Linux.

More About the foundation...

Frequent Questions

Join / Linux Training / Board