[Ilugc] why it is important to promote linux

Roshan Mathews rmathews at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 16:35:16 IST 2012


On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 3:56 PM, kenneth gonsalves
<lawgon at thenilgiris.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-07-02 at 14:55 +0530, Roshan Mathews wrote:
>> <lawgon at thenilgiris.com> wrote:
>> > [...] If one looks at the sites of
>> > redhat, fedora, suse, debian, mandriva, one finds plentiful mention
>> of
>> > the word linux. But the word is missing in the sites of two
>> 'popular'
>> > distros - android and ubuntu.
>> >
>>
>> FWIW, number of times the word linux is visible on page (not in the
>> source of the page):
>>
>
> I said 'site' not 'page'.
>

Number of Google search results for "linux" on site:

|------------------------------+-----------|
| Search phrase                | Count     |
|------------------------------+-----------|
| linux site:debian.org        | 2,430,000 |
| linux site:fedoraproject.org |   193,000 |
| linux site:mandriva.com      |   186,000 |
| linux site:redhat.com        | 1,440,000 |
| linux site:suse.com          |   159,000 |
| linux site:ubuntu.com        | 1,460,000 |
|------------------------------+-----------|

Also relevant, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear,_uncertainty_and_doubt

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