For several months now, MX Linux has had a #1 ranking on Distrowatch. What gives?
Of course, Distrowatch is a poor way to gauge the popularity of a distro, but people often still look there none the less for a quick gauge of popularity. It’s like they can’t stop themselves.
If I go to Google Trends, and pit Ubuntu Operating System, Linux Mint Operating System, Debian GNU/Linux software, and MX Linux Operating System against each other, look at how MX Linux (the green line) gets crushed by the others:
Also, how do we explain that Ubuntu (the blue line) gets the highest rank in Google Trends by FAR, but only gets ranked as number 5 (currently) on Distrowatch?