Top 5 Linux Distributions for Last 3 YearsThis is the list of the most popular searches / clicks on Distrowatch.org for the last three years. Looks like Ubuntu still owns the throne.Scores for 3 Years:
So, despite of Linux Mint is gaining a tremendous popularity for 2011, it is still obvious that Ubuntu is still The Most Popular Linux Distributions for the last three years! And although Mint is second, considering the latest trend in (till today) Linux Mint might climb up to be the most popular distribution for next year.
Fedora is still the rock solid options for Red Hat derivatives distros and OpenSUSE is the lone ranger in setting the linux standard today.
Now let us look at what happened to each distros popularity.
As we can see on the chart, ALL distributions gain a rise in popularity for 2011 with Linux Mint leading the way up!
By facts, Debian core is STILL the most popular distro on earth with Ubuntu and Mint marching side-by-side with pride in the Linux world!