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Measuring the popularity of distros – Part 3 Torrents

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Continuing on with the theme of measuring the popularity of Linux distros, today we’ll go for another method. Linux Tracker is a website that provides a bit torrent tracker for various Linux distros and related projects.

Another way of measuring popularity is to look at the number of seeders and leechers a torrent has (the number of people uploading/downloading the torrent at that moment) and the number of downloads it has had.

While the only takes a smaller fraction of the downloads, as most people prefer to use HTTP downloads.

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