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Hi,

I recommended the second hard disk because you need to install a bootloader if you want to run OSX on a second partition on your one disk. Dual booting can be done, but could also go wrong and you would loose the possibility of booting into your other OS. So, if you start, detach your first disk and only run with a clean second disk to prevent any problems. I run 4 OS-ses, each on a separate disk, and select the disk I want to boot from through the bios boot menu.

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I made a new custom report which tells me that unique pageviews to the SheepShaver forum index page are:

70% Macintosh users
24% Windows users
5% Linux users.

Views of the SheepShaver entry in the wiki break down about the same way.

But unique pageviews to the main forum index page are:

45% Windows users
44% Macintosh users
7% Linux users.

Views of the wiki index page are about the same. As are views of the Mini vMac and Basilisk II forums and wiki pages.

This tells us that Macintosh users come here for SheepShaver information, while Windows users come here for Basilisk II and vMac information. That makes sense considering what Ronald wrote above... Macintosh users want to set up SheepShaver for some specific, real-world purpose (that Basilisk II or vMac probably wouldn't fulfil). Windows users are less likely to have some specific reason to run an old OS and so are equally interested in Mini vMac, SheepShaver and Basilisk II.

PS: Chrome's share of Windows users fell (for the first time) in November... down to 17.2%. But increased to 8.1% of Macintosh users.
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Cat_7 wrote:Hi,

I recommended the second hard disk because you need to install a bootloader if you want to run OSX on a second partition on your one disk. Dual booting can be done, but could also go wrong and you would loose the possibility of booting into your other OS. So, if you start, detach your first disk and only run with a clean second disk to prevent any problems. I run 4 OS-ses, each on a separate disk, and select the disk I want to boot from through the bios boot menu.

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Cat_7
Thanks.

I will see about getting a new disk (or two) after christmas. I might get a new one anyway to store data on as currently I have Linux, Windows and about 10 years worth of junk all on the same disk.
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Traffic has increased a bit over the last couple months.

In January, visitors were 48% Macintosh users and 44% Windows users. That's the biggest margin in favor of Mac users I think I've ever seen!

Mac users favor Safari (63.8%), Firefox (25.2%) and Chrome (8.9%). That's the biggest Chrome share I've seen.

Windows users favor Firefox (46.1%), IE (26.9%) and Chrome (18.5%).
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February was a busy month. A lot of visitors to the site.

They were 49% Mac users and 44% Windows users. That's a bit different than usual... it is usually close to 50-50.

19.9 percent of Windows users favor Chrome.
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The visitors to the site in March were: 51% Macintosh and 42% Windows users.

Chrome had a 22% share among Windows users.
And a 10.5% share among Macintosh users.
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iCab was used only one time!? Are you telling me I'm the only person in this forum that actually uses iCab to browse around Emaculation!?

By the way , I'm using iCab 2.9.9 on my emulated Quadra 650 .
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I don't even know if 68K iCab is even picked up by the tracking tools. It might be classed under "other."

In March we had three visitors using Netscape 4.5.

And twelve using IE 5.x.
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In March we had three visitors using Netscape 4.5.

And twelve using IE 5.x.
Does IE 5 for Mac count in the latter statistics?
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Yes it does. Nine people visited using IE 5 for Macintosh.
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In May, the visitors to the page used...

Macintosh (53%)
Windows (41%)
Linux (4%)

Windows users browsed with...

Firefox (43%)
IE (25%)
Chrome (23%)

Mac users browsed here with...

Safari (61%)
Firefox (25%)
Chrome (11%)

Visitors to just the SheepShaver forum are...

Macintosh (71%)
Windows (23%)
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June was the first month when Chrome users outnumbered IE users on this site (considering Windows only):

Firefox: 41.32%
Chrome: 25.35%
IE 23.65%

Here's a recent Slashdot story about Chrome's share of the overall browser pie:

http://it.slashdot.org/story/11/07/02/0 ... nues-Slide

Meanwhile, Macintosh users favor the following browsers:

Safari: 60.58%
Firefox: 25.99%
Chrome: 11.41%

Linux users prefer:

Firefox: 63.15%
Chrome: 23.77%
Safari: 4.62%
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I'm the reason why Safari appears for Linux - My current browser, Midori, seems to throw off some sites so I have it set to identify as Safari for Linux - it doesn't exist, but sites don't mind anyways.

I occasionally like to go to Phoronix or MacWorld can see if they go in a s$#^storm about Safari for Linux.
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Aha! I was going to write a "what?!" beside that.

There are not too many linux users being counted, so one person can throw off those numbers a lot, I guess!
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This is less fun now that Chrome is now much more popular than IE, but in August Windows users here prefered:

Firefox (42%)
Chrome (27%)
IE (22%)

Interestingly, August was the busiest month here since we started using Google Analytics back in 2009. The site averaged 1106 visits each day, according to Google.
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Also, IPalindromeI visited the site 23 times in August... which accounts for 1.5% of all Linux visits to the site. That's up from 9 visits in July.
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Browsing this site on Iceweasel 6.0.2 (Firefox 6.x for Debian Linux) on MintPPC 9.3. It's actually pretty snappy (fast)!

iMac G3/600 - 1.0 GB RAM - DSL connection.
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Chrome is set to pas Firefox in overall user share:

http://searchenginewatch.com/article/21 ... -Deletions
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I haven't really been looking at our stats much since Google overhauled the appearance of Analytics, but here's the low latest lowdown (July, 2012) on what browsers people use. It's remarkable how popular Chrome has become. I brackets are the percentages from June, 2011.

Windows:

Firefox: 36.96% (41.32%)
Chrome: 36.94% (25.35%)
IE: 20.19% (23.65%)
Opera: 3.37%
Safari: 1.95%
Negligible are:
Rockmelt
Seamonkey
Mozilla


Macintosh:

Safari: 63% (60.58%)
Firefox: 17.5% (25.99%)
Chrome: 16.2% (11.41%)
Negligible are, in order:
Camino
Opera
Seamonkey (Ronald?)
Mozilla
Netscape
Rockmelt
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Seamonkey (Ronald?)
I have Seamonkey on my Mac, regularly updated to the latest version. I did use it occasionally in the past, I have not used it in years, and I never used it here. It can be used as a "poor man's" wysiwyg web-editor, but it messes up modern html code badly.
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September was the first month where Chrome visits outnumbered Firefox visits amongst Windows users:

Chrome: 37.35%
Firefox: 36.46%
IE: 20.88%

But that wasn't the case amongst Mac users:

Safari: 61%
Firefox: 18.07%
Chrome: 17.69%
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So what are we at now, more than a year later?

FWIW, I use FF on Windows VM and FF on OS X as my default ways of browsing here :)
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Checking the analytics was a hobby of mine back then. Strange, I know.

I haven't looked lately, but I'll check shortly and post the stats. I think we can assume that Chrome is now (by far) the most widely used browser for Windows users.
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One year later!

Windows:

42.3% Chrome (+5%)
33.7% Firefox (-3%)
14% IE (-6%)
4.3% Opera

MacOS:

Safari: 57% (-4%)
Chrome: 22% (+5%)
Firefox: 18% (-)
Opera: .7%
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