FreeBSD user statistics

Matt Olander matt at
Wed Aug 1 01:18:10 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 31 July 2007 5:21 pm, Chad Perrin wrote:
> Are there any projects out there collecting data on numbers of FreeBSD
> users?  I'm interested in pretty much anything along those lines,
> including analogs to Fedora's "smolt" reporting software, the Linux
> Counter <>, and so on.
> If not . . . is there any sense that such a project would be useful to
> the community?  I might consider getting at least a web-based
> self-reporting thing like the Linux Counter project set up, if that seems
> like something the community would want/need and doesn't already exist.
> What I'm really looking for, though, is any existing efforts to count
> FreeBSD users, even if such efforts are prone to error.

Hi Chad,

Checkout A very cool project to start tracking BSD usage. 
Also, we've placed Google Analytics on (and we should probably 
add it to, too) and have interesting operating system stats from 
there that we'll make public after a substantial amount of data is gathered.


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