This year is a great success for Linux, Android is world smartphone leader and sooner or later will be at tablets too .
At servers Linux is even growing every day.
Ubuntu is making phone and tablets versions - there are an ARM version that can be installed native or inside Androids.
At desktops and at future phone or tablets versions as Android or Chrome OS did IT MUST BE PREINSTALLED in order to grow.
Normal computer users buy a product with whatever OS is installed on it an if it works, they do not replace it. Only a few install other OSs, even newer versions of the OS.
The great news are that Google is betting for Linux, and even games for chrome native client will make grow the casual or even hard gamers Linux users. Perhaps a 64 bit Chrome OS version would make Linux grow even more.
Ubuntu has recently been sold preinstalled at an ATOM machine that - as every ATOM - does not work well with MS WOS and Intel that knows this is investing in Tizen a special Linux for ATOM machines. HP has recently make WebOS opensource and the trend is going this way.
A lot of govs are migrating to Linux desktops, as Venezuela or Cuba, and some big enterprises are in their way.
The desktop linux year perhaps never will arrive, because desktop computers market will be the less important one, but it is the leader at almost all every other segment from pocket computers to servers.
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