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Technologies > Operating Systems > Unix > Linux

Usage statistics and market share of Linux for websites

This report shows the usage statistics and market share data of Linux on the web. See technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys. Our reports are updated daily.

Linux is used by 38.1% of all the websites whose operating system we know.


The diagram shows the percentage of websites using Linux as operating system.

How to read the diagram:
Unix is used by 67.5% of all the websites.
Linux is used by 38.1% of all the websites.

Unix
67.5%
Linux
38.1%
W3Techs.com, 28 July 2014
Percentage of websites using Linux

Subcategories of Linux

This diagram shows the percentages of websites using various subcategories of Linux.

How to read the diagram:
Debian is used by 30.5% of all the websites who use Linux.

Debian
30.5%
Ubuntu
24.9%
CentOS
19.7%
Red Hat
5.0%
Gentoo
2.0%
Fedora
1.7%
SuSE
1.1%
Turbolinux
0.1%
Scientific Linux
0.1%
Mandriva
0.1%
CloudLinux
less than 0.1%
Asianux
less than 0.1%
PLD Linux
less than 0.1%
StartCom Linux
less than 0.1%
Unknown
14.6%
W3Techs.com, 28 July 2014
Percentages of websites using various subcategories of Linux

Historical trend

This diagram shows the historical trend in the percentage of websites using Linux.
Our dedicated trend survey shows more operating systems usage and market share trends.Historical trends in the usage of Linux

Market position

This diagram shows the market position of Linux in terms of popularity and traffic compared to the most popular operating systems.
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Market position of Linux

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Category: Operating Systems
Linux is a Unix-like open source operating system originally developed by Linus Torvalds.
Website: linux.org


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