Originally Posted by BWinmill
Linux is licensed. It is just that the licensing is so flexible that most people don't recognize the thing being licensed as Linux or the license as being a license. It is probably a sure bet to say that Linux dominates the market: Android is built on Linux, most ereaders are based on Linux, wireless routers are frequently running Linux. Even Televisions use Linux.
Openness does breed success.
You've taken my comment out of context, I was referring specifically to the desktop computer. However, your general point is well taken. Even the Tomtom GPS device has Linux under the hood.