How many users does Fedora have?

Jan Zelený jzeleny at
Mon Dec 1 12:56:12 UTC 2014

On 1. 12. 2014 at 12:26:07, Alec Leamas wrote:
> While we're on it (in the form "how many devs do we have"): How
> hard/impossible/unsuitable would it be to get a usable estimate on the #
> of users, per package?
> Here are so many problems, technical, policy, resources, (others?). That
> said, feedback in the form "How many users uses/installs my package"
> would IMHO be a great input for any packager. It would be the difference
> between dropping the package in a black hole vs getting a message back
> from the community.
> Lets face it: I envy those who can measure the usage from a download
> counter or so. Can we have something similar?
> Could we even give people a badge when users actually uses a package ?
> (hrmpf :) )

Hi Alec,
there are some plans in Fedora to start collecting some stats. Maybe not on 
the per-package level but at least on the per-product level. See [1] and [2] 
for details.



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