Open Source Ubuntu OS Makes Strides in Emerging Markets

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http://www.thevarguy.com – If you live in Europe or the United States, it might be hard to believe that Linux is still a serious contender on desktop PCs. But it is, at least in emerging markets. That’s according to recent comments from Canonical VP of Sales and Business Development Chris Kenyon, who claimed that Ubuntu will ship on 9 percent of PCs worldwide by 2014. Read on for details on this and other surprising updates from the world of desktop Linux. Kenyon shared the 9 percent marketshare figure during a chat with attendees of the most recent Ubuntu Developer Summit in Copenhagen, according to a report on O (IT news)