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chief_sealth
08-Sep-2010, 09:38
I just realized something on Google search:


linux - Google Search

1. The Linux Home Page at Linux Online
"Comprehensive information and resources about the Linux Operating System."
www.linux.org/
2. Ubuntu Linux
"Official site; Commercially sponsored Debian-derived Linux distribution that focuses on usability, a regular 6-month release cycle, and a commitment to at ..."
www.ubuntu.com/
3. Linux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Linux refers to the family of Unix-like computer operating systems using the Linux kernel. Linux can be installed on a wide variety of computer hardware, ..."
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux
4. Linux.com | The source for Linux information
"Linux.com - For the community, by the community, Linux.com is the central source for Linux information, software, documentation, how-tos and answers across ..."
www.linux.com/
5. redhat.com | The World's Open Source Leader
"Red Hat is the world's leading open source technology solutions provider with offerings including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, open source applications, ..."
www.redhat.com/
6. Debian GNU/Linux
"26 Jun 2010 ... Debian GNU/Linux is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system. It is maintained and updated through the work of many users who ..."
www.debian.org/
7. DistroWatch.com: Put the fun back into computing. Use Linux, BSD.
"7 Sep 2010 ... News and feature lists of Linux and BSD distributions."
distrowatch.com/
8. Mandriva
"Mandriva (was MandrakeSoft) publishes Mandriva Linux distribution, designed, developed & packaged within the Mandriva Linux community."
www.mandriva.com/
9. Fedora Project
"Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, ..."
fedoraproject.org/
10. The Slackware Linux Project
"The original Linux distribution, geared towards power and stability. FAQ, support, news, mailing lists, downloads, and links."
www.slackware.com/
11. Gentoo Linux -- Gentoo Linux News
"The official pages for the distribution provide documentation, downloads and installation instructions, mailing-lists, forums, performance reviews and news."
www.gentoo.org/
12. The Linux Kernel Archives
"This is the primary site for the Linux kernel source."
www.kernel.org/
13. www.centos.org - The Community ENTerprise Operating System
"CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor. ..."
www.centos.org/
14. openSUSE.org
"openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server. You can surf the web, manage your e-mails and photos, do office work, ..."
www.opensuse.org/

#14? There are eight other distros ahead of us. I wonder how many people stop at #5 or #6?

DenverD
08-Sep-2010, 10:54
chief sealth wrote:
> #14? There are eight other distros ahead of us. I wonder how many
> people stop at #5 or #6?

as i recall, search results rankings can be manipulated in several
ways...one way is to increase the number of pages pointing to (say)
opensuse.org

it is on the front page of my personal web site, yours too?

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DenverD
CAVEAT: http://is.gd/bpoMD [posted via NNTP w/openSUSE 10.3]

chief_sealth
08-Sep-2010, 11:28
as i recall, search results rankings can be manipulated in several
ways...one way is to increase the number of pages pointing to (say) opensuse.org

it is on the front page of my personal web site, yours too?

I haven't updated my site in a few years. :-( Maybe this is a good motivation!