Freshly backed SpreadUbuntu and +147 Million Ubuntu Torrent Download and Trends (Statistics rock!)
Face-lifted Spread Ubuntu
Enjoying my position of SpreadUbuntu Cheerleader, here we go: The good old SpreadUbuntu site just got a face lift! Go get burned while it’s still hot!
Thanks go to Evan, the man behind the magic. To the Ubuntu Drupal team and especially to Michael. And, last but not least, thanks to Thorsten for the beautiful graphics and the constructive feedback on the site.
Download numbers and trends
To make the fun even greater we have statistics about Ubuntu downloads and trending: 147,395,976 Ubuntu downloads since September 2009!
This nice picture is based on an SVG created from the data we have gathered. Go to the site to get the csv and analyze the data by yourself!
Yes, we have been tracking the official Ubuntu torrent tracker downloads and have lots of fun facts to share with you:
- A new release means a new download peak
- Ubuntu Download cycles seem to follow the weekly calender
- The Ubuntu Community seems to love the end of the week for Ubuntu downloads (Most downloads finish on Wed-Sat)
- Sundays (and sometimes Mondays) can be quite uneventful regarding downloads.
- First I thought that it is a good thing that we do non-Ubuntu related stuff on Sundays, but then I realized that maybe we are just testing the ISO’s downloaded at the end of the week?
- Mondays are always busy for everyone… No time to play!
Maybe these numbers finally push Canonical to release data on the amount of Ubuntu downloads from their site?
If you manage to spot other trends? Please share them in the comments 🙂
Now, will we ever get the http://www.spreadubuntu.com and http://www.spreadubuntu.org domains? As with any project in this community we are trying to appeal to meritocracy (the site is made and has been for the last 2 years) in order to get recognition (our fuel!)
PD: Mark, our SABDFL, noticed our project this time around! Now, give us more fuel, please! 😉