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Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

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mepnoob2005
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Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#1 Post by mepnoob2005 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:04 pm

Distrowatch ranking for MX Linux is way up. MX Linux is in the number 2 spot when looking back over 7 days.
https://distrowatch.com/index.php?dataspan=1

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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#2 Post by GTK48 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:38 pm

That did not last very long back to 5.
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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#3 Post by Jerry3904 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:47 pm

We all know about the limits of DW rankings, but this sequence is still pretty neat:

6 mos -- #5
3 mos -- #4
30 days -- #3
7 days -- #2
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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#4 Post by Stevo » Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:01 pm

Higher than Mint, even though their latest release was much more recent than ours! That must count for something.

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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#5 Post by turtlebay777 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:37 pm

The DistroWatch Page Hit Ranking statistics are a light-hearted way of measuring the popularity of Linux distributions and other free operating systems among the visitors of that website. They correlate neither to usage nor to quality and should not be used to measure the market share of distributions. They simply show the number of times a distribution page on DistroWatch.com was accessed each day, nothing more.

https://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=popularity

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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#6 Post by Jerry3904 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:03 pm

We're all totally aware of that, but thanks.
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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#7 Post by clicktician » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:42 pm

Always a bad sign. It means the forum gets flooded with posts like:

1) Ubuntu/Mint doesn't do it this way, so you must be doing it wrong.
2) If you don't make MX do what I want, I'll just go back to Windows.

Ugh.
Son, someday all this will belong to your ex wife.

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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#8 Post by Adrian » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:44 pm

clicktician wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:42 pm
Always a bad sign. It means the forum gets flooded with posts like:

1) Ubuntu/Mint doesn't do it this way, so you must be doing it wrong.
2) If you don't make MX do what I want, I'll just go back to Windows.

Ugh.
That's OK, set phasers on ignore.

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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#9 Post by oops » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:59 pm

Jerry3904 wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:47 pm
We all know about the limits of DW rankings, but this sequence is still pretty neat:

6 mos -- #5
3 mos -- #4
30 days -- #3
7 days -- #2
... And for me:
today -- #1
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Re: Interesting Distrowatch ranking update

#10 Post by boombaby » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:13 am


Hello, mepnoob2005

There is another interesting aspect to the Distrowatch list. :confused:

Rather than raise it here (in MX forum) I posted it here...

https://www.linuxquestions.org/question ... ost5897885

...and now refer you to it. :alien:

It discusses the User Avg Rating score which can be a substantially different list to the Ranking. :eek:

I think rank of the User Avg Rating is an important measure too. :lipsrsealed:

Regards to All,

boombaby :turtle:

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