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Charting it out – How will market share change?

Behold, for all to view… the numbers which show Microsoft will lose a majority market share in operating systems this Summer… For those wondering the answer: What will we use if Microsoft is not the majority market share? The answer … Continue reading

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The desktop market share

Regular readers of this blog,, know that we have been trying to track the desktop market share. We endorse W3Conter’s no-cost analytic service and their market share reports. As of October 31, according to w3counter: Microsoft Windows holds 79.69% … Continue reading

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Taking a Pause For Ohio LinuxFest

I have been posting very little recently as I have been busy working with the Ohio LinuxFest. We have an awesome schedule line-up with Free talks: Jon Maddog Hall to deliver the kick-off keynote Friday September 10, Stormy Peters to … Continue reading

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Open Letter from a Microsoft Share Holder

Dear Microsoft, I am a shareholder of your company. The world is still waiting for your Q4 FY2010 report so that we will know how much money you made as of June 30, 2010. We are all on Microsoft Chief … Continue reading

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A year from today Microsoft will lack a majority market share.

One year ago at the South East LinuxFest, I, Beth Lynn Eicher indulged in a friendly bet with my friend Nick. “Ubuntu’s Bug One will be resolved in 24 months,” I said. “I’ll bet you $20 that bug one is … Continue reading

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Admin: New and Improved Blog

This blog believes in freedom whenever possible. At the time of this posting we use: CentOS release 5.2 (Final), a no-cost Enterprise Linux based on free software. Apache, the free software web server which has a majority market share. WordPress … Continue reading

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Admin: Changes to

I have been tinkering with for the past few days. Sorry for the confusion. Right now I have settled with a configuration that should carry us to mid 2011. The Reasons for Change I’ve upgraded to “Comment Info Detector” … Continue reading

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Predictions from Pennsylvania Come True

Yesterday was Groundhog Day. It is a fun American tradition where a large rodent from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania “whispers” in his caretakers ear to declare early spring or six more weeks of winter on each year of February 2. Everybody knows … Continue reading

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Restoration of Service

Sorry for the lack of posts lately. It was not for lack of things to write about. Nor am I afraid of any trolls. Instead I had to pause to take care of something in my life that has nothing … Continue reading

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December 2009 Market Share Report

Yet another amazing month as December brought in 5,170 new visitors with over 18,000 visitors in total. Before I get started, I need to apologize that the commenter browser/OS detection plug-in, Browser Sniff, has been reporting falsely for Chrome-based browsers … Continue reading

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