What is the most popular Linux?
- Today, there are over 600 active Linux distros.
- Ubuntu accounts for 33.9% of the Linux market.
- The US has the most Ubuntu users, and almost two million websites run on it.
- 50% of users referred to AI and machine learning as the next big growth areas for this OS.
What OS do most servers run? According to some statistics, roughly 80% of all servers use some variation of Linux, while about 20% of servers use Windows.
Why is Linux faster than Windows? There are many reasons for Linux being generally faster than windows. Firstly, Linux is very lightweight while Windows is fatty. In windows, a lot of programs run in the background and they eat up the RAM. Secondly, in Linux, the file system is very much organized.
Is Linux becoming more popular? Linux is a free OS that has gained significant popularity over the last 10 years or so. It has improved a lot in terms of interface, features, and services during these years. Yet, as of this writing, Windows has the highest market share at 87.56%, followed by macOS at 9.54%.