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Most OpenOffice users run Windows

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Nearly 9 out of 10 downloads of the new version of OpenOffice have been for Windows machines, rather than Linux, according to recently released statistics from Apache.

Of the first 1,000,663 Sourceforge downloads of OpenOffice 3.4, 87% were Windows users, 11% were running Mac OS, and just 2% were on Linux, the team said.

A Reddit discussion, however, highlighted that these statistics could be misleading, due mostly to the fact that Linux users tend not to simply download programs from the Internet.

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Linux distros do not support Apache OpenOffice

The headline says it. If AOO was offered in the distros, more Linux users would choose it. Even in spite of the lack of distro support, many Linux users do use Apache OpenOffice.

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