Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Strong growth for Debian

Filed under

Debian is currently the fastest growing Linux distribution for web servers, with more than 1.2 million active sites in December. Debian 3.1 was declared stable in July and it appears that both the anticipation of this release becoming stable, and the release itself, have generated new interest in Debian, after some years where it had lagged behind its more active rivals. This growth is particularly noticeable at some of the larger central European hosting locations, including Komplex, Lycos Europe, Proxad and Deutsche Telecom.

Red Hat remains the most popular distribution for web hosting, and is still the best known distribution outside of the Linux developer community itself.

In fact the non-commercial distributions are growing faster than the commercial Linux distributions across the board at present.

Full Article.

More in Tux Machines

uNav GPS Navigation App for Ubuntu Phones Receives a Major Update

Today, November 30, Marcos Costales has just announced a new update for its awesome uNav GPS navigation app for Ubuntu Phone devices, a release that introduces some interesting new features. Read more

Watch: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Unity 8 Gets a New and Beautiful Official Theme

The next Ubuntu desktop with Unity 8 cannot launch with the same theme as the old Unity 7, although that seemed like the case, until now at least. The team has finally changed the theme for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Unity 8, and it looks really, really good. Read more

Enlightenment 0.20 Arrives With Full Wayland Support & Better FreeBSD Support

Today marks the surprise release of Enlightenment 0.20! The E20 development cycle has taken more than a year and saw more than 1,890 patches merged. The prominent features of Enlightenment 0.20 include full Wayland support, new screen management infrastructure and dialogs, new audio mixer infrastructure, internal widgets being replaced with Elementary, improved FreeBSD support, and a new Geolocation module. Read more