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Debian package usage statistics reaches 50,000 contributors

The debian package usage counter, popularity-contest, reached 50,000
contributors a few hours ago. This is the number of machines
reporting their list of installed packages and related information
every week.
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The debian package usage counter, popularity-contest, reached 50,000
contributors a few hours ago. This is the number of machines
reporting their list of installed packages and related information
every week. The information collected is among other things used to
make sure the most popular packages are on the installation CDs and
DVDs. The results are available from http://popcon.debian.org/>.

It also report the system architecture. This is the current
distribution:

2 0.00% i486
2 0.00% kfreebsd-amd64
2 0.00% ppc64
3 0.01% hurd-i386
8 0.02% armel
9 0.02% armeb
9 0.02% s390
11 0.02% m68k
11 0.02% kfreebsd-i386
17 0.03% mips
45 0.09% ia64
59 0.12% hppa
66 0.13% mipsel
69 0.14% alpha
243 0.49% sparc
633 1.27% powerpc
675 1.35% arm
5652 11.33% amd64
42354 84.93% i386
49870 100.00% total (ignored 228 without arch info)

Friendly,
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Petter Reinholdtsen
One of the popularity-contest maintainers
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