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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2004. This is your chance to be heard! Voting closes on February 3rd.


View Poll Results: Distribution of the Year
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 23 0.99%
Fedora 350 15.09%
Mandrakelinux 235 10.13%
Slackware 449 19.36%
Suse 235 10.13%
Debian 250 10.78%
Knoppix 43 1.85%
Gentoo 314 13.54%
DamnSmallLinux 7 0.30%
MEPIS 96 4.14%
LFS 13 0.56%
Ubuntu 176 7.59%
Yoper 32 1.38%
Xandros 27 1.16%
Linspire 17 0.73%
Arch 26 1.12%
Conectiva 7 0.30%
Amigo 2 0.09%
CentOS 3 0.13%
PClinuxOS 14 0.60%
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Old 01-02-2005, 01:32 AM   #106
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: WA
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 230

Rep: Reputation: 31

Slackware 75.1. It runs my house, my work, my flying car, and it even runs my re-pet dog, spike. It's the only OS still running on the planet, although Wind.... is still a big hit on Jupiter (but they have to like it, Bill owns the planet).


Edit: D'oh, this poll was done 65 years ago. Did I forget to meantion that Slackware 75.1 also runs my time machine?

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Old 01-02-2005, 02:27 AM   #107
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Registered: Jan 2005
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Where's PCLinuxOS? With a new release out last week it's better than ever! Please add it moderators so that I can add my vote.

-> Fritz
Old 01-02-2005, 03:06 AM   #108
Registered: Oct 2004
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 376

Rep: Reputation: 31
Thumbs up

slackware all the way.
Old 01-02-2005, 03:20 AM   #109
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: Netherlands
Distribution: Slack 10
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
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Slack 10.0 of course, efficient, clean & secure
Old 01-02-2005, 04:31 AM   #110
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: Cebu City, Philippines
Distribution: Slackware 10,Gentoo 2005.1,LFS
Posts: 92

Rep: Reputation: 15
Slackware. though I'd love if the pkgtools package can detect dependencies needed and stuffs. But still , Slackware 'till death!
Old 01-02-2005, 05:19 AM   #111
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Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Ankara/Turkey
Distribution: Debian/Slackware/...
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
if you know how to use mandreke becomes best
Old 01-02-2005, 05:26 AM   #112
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Brazil
Distribution: ImagineOS
Posts: 95

Rep: Reputation: 17
I have to say that some liveCDs incresase Linux around the wolrd, make more visible and easy to use... Livecds like Slax, GoblinX, Morphix and Knoppix help a lot...

But, live-cd will have small chances against distros with 4Gb...

I vote in Slackware, the best distro every year and forever...
Old 01-02-2005, 05:50 AM   #113
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jul 2001
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Distribution: CentOS-4
Posts: 8

Rep: Reputation: 0

CentOS is a great distro that has emerged as the best RHEL Clone Free, fast updates, Enterprise release cycle.
Old 01-02-2005, 06:03 AM   #114
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2003
Distribution: FC3
Posts: 17

Rep: Reputation: 0
Old 01-02-2005, 07:19 AM   #115
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Long Island, NY USA
Distribution: Fedora Core 3, Ubuntu Hoary
Posts: 53

Rep: Reputation: 15
Not only can you get a bunch of Ubuntu disks (PC or Mac hardware...) for FREE. They'll even cover the postage for now! Waiting for my disks to arrive to try out on a four year old laptop.
Old 01-02-2005, 08:07 AM   #116
Registered: Dec 2004
Posts: 34

Rep: Reputation: 15
I've explored many distros (currently on Gentoo), but so far, my fav has been Slackware.
Old 01-02-2005, 08:53 AM   #117
Registered: Feb 2004
Distribution: Solaris 10/11 , RHEL 6 ,AIX 7.1
Posts: 193

Rep: Reputation: 32
Slackware and Freebsd
Old 01-02-2005, 09:22 AM   #118
Registered: Jun 2000
Distribution: Debian, Red Hat, Slackware, Fedora, Ubuntu
Posts: 11,917

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CentOS has been added. PCLinuxOS is in the LiveCD Category.

Old 01-02-2005, 09:59 AM   #119
Registered: Sep 2004
Location: old village
Distribution: android, BSD, CentOS, Ubuntu
Posts: 221

Rep: Reputation: 30
spider-man can kick the green lantern's..
oh wait.. wrong forum..

slackware can kick fedora's..

yeah.. i like slackware
Old 01-02-2005, 10:02 AM   #120
Registered: Nov 2004
Distribution: Mepis
Posts: 84

Rep: Reputation: 15
Debian and especially Mepis which is a SuperDebian


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