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2012 GNOME User Survey Results

Michael Larabel

Published on 20 December 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
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Most of the survey respondents were running GNOME on a desktop or laptop but GNOME on tablets remains quite a small fraction.

Just over 500 of the respondents have ever contributed to GNOME.

Not many people go through on contacting the GNOME team.

Other common Linux desktop environments used by the respondents were Xfce, Unity, and KDE.

Lastly, most people were using GNOME without Compiz or any other window management options.

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's GNOME User Survey.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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