NetApplications’ hitslink.com just released their april market share stats and linux passed 1% for the first time ever.
Here is a plot of the linux market share for the past several years based on hitslinks’ stats:
1 in 100 desktops/laptops is now linux according to hitslink. Hurray. While this number may be a low estimate due to linux users visiting different sites or hiding their browser identity, the main thing to take away from this is the trend: up! Over 300% in just a few years.