For the first time ever, the worldwide desktop Linux market share has crossed the 2 percent mark. These statistics are based upon the data recorded by the website Netmarketshare.
The data analytics company tracks Android and Linux separately. Even though Android is based on the Linux kernel, recording it separately makes sense.
The recorded data by Netmarketshare is wide open to our interpretation, as the data analytics firm uses its list of over 40,000 websites to track the users. It’s often debated if the 40,000 number is high enough to get an accurate idea.