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How do I find out how popular an application is?

For me there are two use cases when I am interested in the popularity of a given application or an application version on Ubuntu: There is a choice of several similar applications. Before I install ...
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What is the 'popularity-contest' package for?

I'm installing ubuntu server at the moment, and noticed it in the configuration phase. What does this package do, what is it for?
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How to enable 'Send User Package Usage Info', after installation?

When I originally installed Ubuntu (first time using Linux), I chose to not participate in sending info about Package usage (ti was an install-time option)... I was in pure experimental mode and felt ...
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Tracking the popularity of a package over time?

Is there any software or website that allows the user to view a graph of how popular a particular package is? The popcon.ubuntu.com site has raw information on how many people (who have installed ...