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Graphs generated on 2017-01-01 00:00:01 UTC
Linux Distributions (Combined)
Linux Distributions (Combined)SlackwareMageiaSolusSteamOSGentooopenSUSEFedoraDebianArch-basedUbuntu-based0%10%20%30%40%50%Total Users0.49%0.59%0.92%1.67%2.91%3.02%4.53%6.79%29.16%49.6%
Total users who answered this question: 1855 (+139)
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distro-icon Ubuntu-based: 920 (49.6%) Difference: (-0.69% overall, +57 people)
distro-icon Arch-based: 541 (29.16%) Difference: (+0.14% overall, +43 people)
distro-icon Debian: 126 (6.79%) Difference: (-0.03% overall, +9 people)
distro-icon Fedora: 84 (4.53%) Difference: (+0.39% overall, +13 people)
distro-icon openSUSE: 56 (3.02%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, +4 people)
distro-icon Gentoo: 54 (2.91%) Difference: (-0.12% overall, +2 people)
distro-icon SteamOS: 31 (1.67%) Difference: (+0.1% overall, +4 people)
distro-icon Solus: 17 (0.92%) Difference: (+0.28% overall, +6 people)
distro-icon Mageia: 11 (0.59%) Difference: (+0.01% overall, +1 people)
distro-icon Slackware: 9 (0.49%) Difference: (-0.03% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon Sabayon: 4 (0.22%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon Netrunner: 1 (0.05%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon Chakra: 1 (0.05%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
Linux Distributions (Split)
Linux Distributions (Split)GentooopenSUSEKubuntuXubuntuFedoraManjaroDebianMintArchUbuntu0%10%20%30%Total Users2.91%3.02%3.67%3.94%4.53%5.61%6.79%11.43%21.35%23.56%
Total users who answered this question: 1855 (+139)
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distro-icon Ubuntu: 437 (23.56%) Difference: (-0.27% overall, +28 people)
distro-icon Arch: 396 (21.35%) Difference: (-0.62% overall, +19 people)
distro-icon Mint: 212 (11.43%) Difference: (-0.11% overall, +14 people)
distro-icon Debian: 126 (6.79%) Difference: (-0.03% overall, +9 people)
distro-icon Manjaro: 104 (5.61%) Difference: (+0.48% overall, +16 people)
distro-icon Fedora: 84 (4.53%) Difference: (+0.39% overall, +13 people)
distro-icon Xubuntu: 73 (3.94%) Difference: (-0.31% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon Kubuntu: 68 (3.67%) Difference: (+0% overall, +5 people)
distro-icon openSUSE: 56 (3.02%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, +4 people)
distro-icon Gentoo: 54 (2.91%) Difference: (-0.12% overall, +2 people)
distro-icon Ubuntu-GNOME: 42 (2.26%) Difference: (-0.19% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon Antergos: 41 (2.21%) Difference: (+0.29% overall, +8 people)
distro-icon Ubuntu-MATE: 39 (2.1%) Difference: (-0.11% overall, +1 people)
distro-icon SteamOS: 31 (1.67%) Difference: (+0.1% overall, +4 people)
distro-icon Lubuntu: 18 (0.97%) Difference: (+0.04% overall, +2 people)
distro-icon Solus: 17 (0.92%) Difference: (+0.28% overall, +6 people)
distro-icon Elementary: 16 (0.86%) Difference: (-0.07% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon KDE neon: 14 (0.75%) Difference: (+0.28% overall, +6 people)
distro-icon Mageia: 11 (0.59%) Difference: (+0.01% overall, +1 people)
distro-icon Slackware: 9 (0.49%) Difference: (-0.03% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon Sabayon: 4 (0.22%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon Chakra: 1 (0.05%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon Netrunner: 1 (0.05%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
distro-icon ZorinOS: 1 (0.05%)
Desktop Environment
Desktop EnvironmentEnlightenmentLXDEBudgieMATEWindow Manager OnlyCinnamonXFCEUnityGNOMEKDE Plasma0%10%20%30%Total Users0.65%1.39%1.55%5.65%7.45%12.03%12.52%16.53%19.15%22.09%
Total users who answered this question: 1222 (+198)
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KDE Plasma: 270 (22.09%) Difference: (-0.08% overall, +43 people)
GNOME: 234 (19.15%) Difference: (-0.38% overall, +34 people)
Unity: 202 (16.53%) Difference: (+0.51% overall, +38 people)
XFCE: 153 (12.52%) Difference: (+0.31% overall, +28 people)
Cinnamon: 147 (12.03%) Difference: (-0.27% overall, +21 people)
Window Manager Only: 91 (7.45%) Difference: (-0.46% overall, +10 people)
MATE: 69 (5.65%) Difference: (-0.21% overall, +9 people)
Budgie: 19 (1.55%) Difference: (+0.38% overall, +7 people)
LXDE: 17 (1.39%) Difference: (+0.12% overall, +4 people)
Enlightenment: 8 (0.65%) Difference: (-0.13% overall, 0 people)
LXQt: 7 (0.57%) Difference: (-0.02% overall, +1 people)
Pantheon Shell: 5 (0.41%) Difference: (+0.21% overall, +3 people)
Distro Architecture
Distro Architecture32bit64bit0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Total Users0.28%99.72%
Total users who answered this question: 1420 (+157)
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64bit: 1416 (99.72%) Difference: (-0.12% overall, +155 people)
32bit: 4 (0.28%) Difference: (+0.12% overall, +2 people)
Dual Booting
Dual BootingYes ChromeOSYes MacYes OtherYes WindowsNo0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%Total Users0.16%0.47%0.63%31.31%67.43%
Total users who answered this question: 1268 (+185)
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No: 855 (67.43%) Difference: (-0.81% overall, +116 people)
Yes Windows: 397 (31.31%) Difference: (+0.65% overall, +65 people)
Yes Other: 8 (0.63%) Difference: (+0.26% overall, +4 people)
Yes Mac: 6 (0.47%) Difference: (-0.08% overall, 0 people)
Yes ChromeOS: 2 (0.16%) Difference: (-0.02% overall, 0 people)
CPU Vendor
CPU VendorAMDIntel0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%Total Users23.81%76.19%
Total users who answered this question: 1411 (+157)
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Intel: 1075 (76.19%) Difference: (+0.43% overall, +125 people)
AMD: 336 (23.81%) Difference: (-0.43% overall, +32 people)
GPU Vendor
GPU VendorIntelAMDNvidia0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%Total Users5.68%19.53%74.79%
Total users who answered this question: 1408 (+154)
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Nvidia: 1053 (74.79%) Difference: (-0.41% overall, +110 people)
AMD: 275 (19.53%) Difference: (+0.63% overall, +38 people)
Intel: 80 (5.68%) Difference: (-0.22% overall, +6 people)
GPU Driver
GPU DriverOpen SourceProprietary0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%Total Users23.07%76.93%
Total users who answered this question: 1383 (+148)
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Proprietary: 1064 (76.93%) Difference: (-1.29% overall, +98 people)
Open Source: 319 (23.07%) Difference: (+1.29% overall, +50 people)
GPU Driver (Nvidia)
GPU Driver (Nvidia)Open SourceProprietary0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Total Users2.13%97.87%
Total users who answered this question: 1034 (+107)
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Proprietary: 1012 (97.87%) Difference: (-0.19% overall, +103 people)
Open Source: 22 (2.13%) Difference: (+0.19% overall, +4 people)
GPU Driver (AMD)
GPU Driver (AMD)ProprietaryOpen Source0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%Total Users14.34%85.66%
Total users who answered this question: 272 (+36)
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Open Source: 233 (85.66%) Difference: (+3.88% overall, +40 people)
Proprietary: 39 (14.34%) Difference: (-3.88% overall, -4 people)
RAM
RAM2GB4GB6GB8GB12GB16GB20GB24GB32GB64GB0%10%20%30%40%50%Total Users0.5%5.64%2.71%32.86%3.57%41.64%0.43%2%8.21%0.79%
Total users who answered this question: 1400 (+157)
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16GB: 583 (41.64%) Difference: (+0.77% overall, +75 people)
8GB: 460 (32.86%) Difference: (-1.01% overall, +39 people)
32GB: 115 (8.21%) Difference: (+0.49% overall, +19 people)
4GB: 79 (5.64%) Difference: (-0.07% overall, +8 people)
12GB: 50 (3.57%) Difference: (+0.03% overall, +6 people)
6GB: 38 (2.71%) Difference: (-0.27% overall, +1 people)
24GB: 28 (2%) Difference: (+0.15% overall, +5 people)
64GB: 11 (0.79%) Difference: (+0.07% overall, +2 people)
2GB: 7 (0.5%) Difference: (-0.22% overall, -2 people)
20GB: 6 (0.43%) Difference: (+0.19% overall, +3 people)
3GB: 5 (0.36%) Difference: (-0.04% overall, 0 people)
48GB: 4 (0.29%) Difference: (-0.03% overall, 0 people)
10GB: 4 (0.29%) Difference: (-0.03% overall, 0 people)
18GB: 3 (0.21%) Difference: (+0.05% overall, +1 people)
5GB: 2 (0.14%) Difference: (-0.02% overall, 0 people)
14GB: 1 (0.07%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
1GB: 1 (0.07%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
9GB: 1 (0.07%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
25GB: 1 (0.07%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
46GB: 1 (0.07%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
Monitors
Monitors43210%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%Total Users0.72%3.94%27.01%68.34%
Total users who answered this question: 1396 (+155)
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1: 954 (68.34%) Difference: (-0.23% overall, +103 people)
2: 377 (27.01%) Difference: (+0.34% overall, +46 people)
3: 55 (3.94%) Difference: (-0.09% overall, +5 people)
4: 10 (0.72%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, +1 people)
Resolution
Resolution1280x10241360x7681366x7681600x9001680x10501920x10801920x12002560x10802560x14403840x21600%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%Total Users1.93%1.31%5.17%2.62%3.86%61.76%7.86%1.54%5.94%3.24%
Total users who answered this question: 1297 (+179)
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1920x1080: 801 (61.76%) Difference: (-0.14% overall, +109 people)
1920x1200: 102 (7.86%) Difference: (-0.28% overall, +11 people)
2560x1440: 77 (5.94%) Difference: (+0.04% overall, +11 people)
1366x768: 67 (5.17%) Difference: (-0.29% overall, +6 people)
1680x1050: 50 (3.86%) Difference: (+0.1% overall, +8 people)
3840x2160: 42 (3.24%) Difference: (-0.07% overall, +5 people)
1600x900: 34 (2.62%) Difference: (+0.12% overall, +6 people)
1280x1024: 25 (1.93%) Difference: (+0.05% overall, +4 people)
2560x1080: 20 (1.54%) Difference: (+0.38% overall, +7 people)
1360x768: 17 (1.31%) Difference: (+0.15% overall, +4 people)
3440x1440: 16 (1.23%) Difference: (-0.02% overall, +2 people)
1440x900: 16 (1.23%) Difference: (-0.11% overall, +1 people)
1280x720: 9 (0.69%) Difference: (+0.06% overall, +2 people)
2560x1600: 6 (0.46%) Difference: (+0.1% overall, +2 people)
1600x1200: 4 (0.31%) Difference: (+0.04% overall, +1 people)
1024x768: 4 (0.31%) Difference: (-0.05% overall, 0 people)
1280x768: 3 (0.23%) Difference: (-0.04% overall, 0 people)
1280x800: 3 (0.23%) Difference: (-0.04% overall, 0 people)
1400x1050: 1 (0.08%) Difference: (-0.01% overall, 0 people)
Main Gaming Machine
Main Gaming MachineSofa/Console PCLaptopDesktop0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%Total Users5.54%13.34%81.12%
Total users who answered this question: 1409 (+155)
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Desktop: 1143 (81.12%) Difference: (+0.26% overall, +129 people)
Laptop: 188 (13.34%) Difference: (-0.62% overall, +13 people)
Sofa/Console PC: 78 (5.54%) Difference: (+0.36% overall, +13 people)
Main Gamepad
Main GamepadXbox OnePS3PS4LogitechOtherNoneXbox 360Steam Controller0%10%20%30%40%Total Users1.52%3.27%3.86%6.78%6.78%16.12%23.36%38.32%
Total users who answered this question: 856 (+354)
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Steam Controller: 328 (38.32%) Difference: (+2.26% overall, +147 people)
Xbox 360: 200 (23.36%) Difference: (+0.85% overall, +87 people)
None: 138 (16.12%) Difference: (-0.02% overall, +57 people)
Other: 58 (6.78%) Difference: (-0.79% overall, +20 people)
Logitech: 58 (6.78%) Difference: (-0.59% overall, +21 people)
PS4: 33 (3.86%) Difference: (-0.12% overall, +13 people)
PS3: 28 (3.27%) Difference: (-0.71% overall, +8 people)
Xbox One: 13 (1.52%) Difference: (-0.87% overall, +1 people)
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