Okay, so it's still on only 1-2% of computers. But your cell phone may have a Linux interface sooner than you think.
|Although we have established that this probably isn't going to be the fabled Year of the Linux Desktop, the prospects for growth of Linux adoption in the mobile and embedded space are significantly more promising. According to the Canalys report on Q2 2007 market share, Linux holds 13.3 percent of the global smartphone market, which puts it ahead of the Windows, BlackBerry, and Palm operating systems. In China, where the smartphone market is huge and growing at an extremely rapid pace, Linux is used on 30 percent of all smartphone handsets.|