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And since I teach Linux to "non-believers", or the otherwise skeptical, LinSpire is my #2. I'm sure that will raise the hackles of many, but in terms of spreading Linux far and wide, I think LinSpire will, in the next couple of years be the defacto Linux launch-pad distro. Yes it's got problems, but by the time people know enough about Linux to understand that, they'll be capable of switching to a geekier Distro should that tickle their fancy.
Third Place would be a tie between Ubuntu and Xandros. I'm done with the RedHat/RPM model.
my first steps on linux were some time ago with SuSe 6.3.
after that i tried redhat 7.2 -> 8.0, and i was lucky of getting full 3d support and some other stuff running. i also tried Mandrake 9.0->10.0
by now, i'm running with gentoo and i have to say, IT IS GREAT
it's the most flexible and stable distro i had
i'm very lucky with that distro (even if i have an 64-bit system i only have some little problems) *g*
I tried atleast 4 distributions this year, and honest to god, Ubuntu kills them all. Ubuntu is so far (to me that is) the MOST attractive and simple distribution. It leaves the end users with a distribution which you just use and not worry about. And besides, its a Debian distro at heart so who can beat that =) .
although i use slack 9.0 as my main os , i must say i was impressed with the ease of installation of ubuntu and it's fuctionnality....love the way they have grub set up...good distro for a newbie....choice of sistem languages and all.....my 2 cents
used only fedora, Debian unstable and ubuntu. From the latter two ubuntu seems to be a lot more user friendly. I didn't realize how much I've missed that until I tried installing sarge on a Amd64 laptop ;>