[POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

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What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Linux - Debian/Ubuntu/SteamOS & derivatives
70
24%
Linux - RHEL/Fedora/openSUSE
10
3%
Linux - Other (Please specify in a comment in this thread)
19
7%
Unix
2
1%
Windows 7
41
14%
Windows 8 / 8.1
6
2%
Windows 10
79
28%
macOS 10.10
3
1%
macOS 10.11
5
2%
macOS 10.12
9
3%
macOS 10.13
10
3%
Android OS
19
7%
iOS
10
3%
None of the Above (Please specify in a comment in this thread)
4
1%
 
Total votes: 287

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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by tr0ll » September 15th, 2019, 11:02 pm

Santiago_nicola wrote:
April 8th, 2019, 12:29 pm
No support for Unix?
do you have it working on an actual Unix(TM) operating system?

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Steam ought to be its own category, not a sub of Linux.

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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by Pentarctagon » September 15th, 2019, 11:43 pm

SteamOS (not Steam, the software), is based on Debian, which is Linux.
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by tr0ll » September 16th, 2019, 1:34 am

Ah i see, i just installed Steam on my Linux box and am getting used to it. Wouldnt it be useful to get some idea how many are using the Steam layer?
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by Pentarctagon » September 16th, 2019, 2:13 am

Steam itself keeps track of that sort of information, so there isn't really a need to have our own poll for it.
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by gfgtdf » September 16th, 2019, 3:00 am

> Steam itself keeps track of that sort of information, so there isn't really a need to have our own poll for it.

well not everyone uses steam, in particular there are plattforms like mobile, that steam does not support, but even if not it's still interesting to see whether there is a differnt between steam users and forum users
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by Pentarctagon » September 16th, 2019, 3:07 am

It'd still be more accurate to compare the Steam download count vs the sum of the non-Steam download methods, I'd guess.
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by shevegen » December 3rd, 2019, 11:10 pm

> It'd still be more accurate to compare the Steam download count vs the sum of the non-Steam download methods, I'd guess.

That would not work either so I agree with gfgtdf.

Of course a poll is also biased, since many people won't participate. But I have never used steam and never will, so I would
never be included in these trackings, so the steam variant is ALSO biased.

IMO there is nothing wrong with gaining as much information as possible including such voluntary polls.

If we don't analyze the above dataset in detail, windows seems to be the most common user base, followed by linux, followed by mac.

It would be interesting to compare this with the data from steam and see whether there is a big difference.

Note that I am not entirely sure how you can determine the OS through non-steam downloads. How do you track of
the OS? Is wget and curl required to pass that information? I in general never send any information outside to any
external party due to privacy concerns (I don't use chromium or firefox either for browsing).

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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by tr0ll » December 4th, 2019, 12:54 am

the new counter in the next version should reduce some of the uncertainty

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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by Tad_Carlucci » December 4th, 2019, 9:52 pm

How? It will only capture data on those who play MP and completely miss those of us who SP only.
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by Shiki » December 5th, 2019, 5:30 pm

I saw yesterday an interesting statistic.

https://knal.ga has a list of trending campaigns.
What I see from it: 1.12 is not dead, with around 1/3 or 1/4 of the download numbers.
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by gnombat » December 5th, 2019, 11:02 pm

Shiki wrote:
December 5th, 2019, 5:30 pm
I saw yesterday an interesting statistic.

https://knal.ga has a list of trending campaigns.
What I see from it: 1.12 is not dead, with around 1/3 or 1/4 of the download numbers.
Note that the statistics might not be showing exactly that since it only shows the trend (the difference between the last week and the previous week), not the raw download numbers. Though, I guess I could add a column that shows the actual number of downloads.

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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by Tad_Carlucci » December 5th, 2019, 11:20 pm

And add a date/time stamp, too?
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by gnombat » December 5th, 2019, 11:35 pm

Tad_Carlucci wrote:
December 5th, 2019, 11:20 pm
And add a date/time stamp, too?
A date/time stamp where?

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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by Tad_Carlucci » December 5th, 2019, 11:56 pm

I didn't see one on the trends page. Maybe I missed it.

Total downloads are interesting but don't really mean much for comparisons since the start date varies wildely.

I'd probably store the numbers and offer a drill-down feature, or a checklist selecting which addons to show, and graph the results over time. Not that I'd use it much for anything other than grinz.
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Re: [POLL] What Operating Systems do you use Wesnoth on?

Post by gnombat » December 6th, 2019, 1:17 am

Tad_Carlucci wrote:
December 5th, 2019, 11:56 pm
I didn't see one on the trends page. Maybe I missed it.

Total downloads are interesting but don't really mean much for comparisons since the start date varies wildely.
I'll probably show the most downloaded addons during the last week.
Tad_Carlucci wrote:
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I'd probably store the numbers and offer a drill-down feature, or a checklist selecting which addons to show, and graph the results over time. Not that I'd use it much for anything other than grinz.
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