Ubuntu To Ship on 5% of All PCs Sold Next Year

UbuntuUbuntu is on course to ship on 5% of the worlds PCs next year, Canonical’s Chris Kenyon has revealed. Kenyon, who helps lead sales and business development at Canonical, announced the gains during a plenary discussion at the Ubuntu Developer Summit on the company’s work with OEMs and ODMs.

Between 8 and 10 million Ubuntu units shipped ‘last year’, equating to around $7.5 billion dollars worth of hardware sales. That figure, Kenyon expects, will double to 18 million ‘next year’ which, he says, relates to some 5% of the world-wide PC market.

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