Corel Tops Red Hat with 37 Per Cent of Total Linux Downloads for December 1999
TORONTO, Canada, January 27, 2000 ‚Äì TUCOWS.com Inc. (www.tucows.com), the Internet‚Äôs leading distributor of digital content, today announced the industry‚Äôs first monthly metric that identifies the most popular downloaded Linux software on the company‚Äôs ftp.linux.tucows.com site. According to TUCOWS‚Äô December figures, Corel attained the highest percentage of downloads at 37 per cent, with Red Hat holding firm in second position at 20 per cent and Debian trailing in third place with 11 per cent. Other companies recording downloads included: Mandrake nine per cent; SuSE seven per cent; Slackware six per cent; and, Caldera six per cent. The above data relates to completely new distributions, rather than users updating existing distributions.