RIse of Linux desktops
Obviously you have not been reading other articles regarding more people moving to Ubuntu from Windows. As the Linux desktop becomes easier to utilize you will have more people using it. Unfortunately for Microsoft more people are bashing Windows 8 and the Metro interface, many suggesting to stay with Windows 7 or move to a Linux based OS. And you might want to check your figures, 5% is rather low, or are you only looking at the users in the US?
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