January 28, 2004

Debian Fastest Growing Linux Distribution

Over the last six months Debian has been the fastest growing Linux distribution when measured by counting active sites which contain the name of a
Linux distribution in the Apache Server header. In percentage terms Debian is closely followed by SuSE and Gentoo. RedHat has a far greater number of
sites but a slower growth rate, and actually fell this month, after making widely publicized and controversial changes to its licencing and security
update policy. A distribution name is present in a little over a quarter of Linux based Apache sites.

Link: news.netcraft.com


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