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View Poll Results: Distribution of the Year
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 34 1.36%
Fedora 235 9.38%
Mandrakelinux 145 5.79%
Slackware 477 19.05%
Suse 330 13.18%
Debian 265 10.58%
Knoppix 19 0.76%
Gentoo 225 8.99%
MEPIS 73 2.92%
Ubuntu 488 19.49%
Novell Linux Desktop 6 0.24%
Xandros 14 0.56%
Linspire 18 0.72%
Arch 71 2.84%
PClinuxOS 44 1.76%
CentOS 37 1.48%
LFS 23 0.92%
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Old 02-01-2006, 09:20 AM   #76
Registered: Jul 2005
Location: Washington
Distribution: fedora core3 soon ubuntu
Posts: 50

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pclinux os
Old 02-01-2006, 09:50 AM   #77
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Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Distribution: Mandriva 2006
Posts: 3

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I'm sorry if somebody has already brought this up, but "Mandrake" should be "Mandriva".
Old 02-01-2006, 09:55 AM   #78
Registered: Dec 2005
Distribution: Slackware 12.1/Current
Posts: 159

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fedora its easy to use, but its also good for experts who like to do things themself, suse is way to hard to try and change things yourself
Old 02-01-2006, 09:56 AM   #79
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Location: Warsaw/Poland
Distribution: Mandriva 2006
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Mandriva <3
Old 02-01-2006, 10:11 AM   #80
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Old 02-01-2006, 10:49 AM   #81
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: uk Lampeter
Distribution: Slackware 14_64_multilib - Manjaro and Debian/Siduction
Posts: 59

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I voted slackware but would have voted Zenwalk.
Old 02-01-2006, 10:52 AM   #82
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Registered: Jan 2006
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user write in

I think we need a new poll, Why did you ditch Windows?
Old 02-01-2006, 10:54 AM   #83
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Registered: Dec 2005
Distribution: Trustix, Fedora C4, M$
Posts: 1

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Unhappy Trustix

I cant't find Trustix to vote...
Old 02-01-2006, 01:11 PM   #84
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: Scotland, UK
Distribution: Kubuntu 9.10, ubuntu 8.04.2 server
Posts: 156

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open suse 10.0, faster looks better works better, feels better that all previous suses. Kubuntu mite of got my vote but it didnt set up my router settings like suse did. shame its realy good to
Old 02-01-2006, 01:28 PM   #85
Registered: Mar 2005
Posts: 129

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Slackware is the oldest

And for good reason.
Old 02-01-2006, 01:37 PM   #86
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Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Toronto
Distribution: Mandriva 2006,SuSE 10-10.3
Posts: 12

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SuSE 10 by far!! I used to use Mandrake 7 through to Mandriva 2006.
Old 02-01-2006, 02:11 PM   #87
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: North of the Border
Distribution: Gentoo & Debian
Posts: 155

Rep: Reputation: 30
Being an big Gentoo user lately loving the community and the package management. So I voted for that one
Old 02-01-2006, 02:42 PM   #88
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Registered: Jan 2006
Location: Lynden, WA
Distribution: Fedora Core 4 and Fedora Core 4 64bit
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Fedora core 4 and Fedora core 64bit!
Old 02-01-2006, 03:10 PM   #89
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Distribution: XP, Windows 7, PCLinuxOS
Posts: 41

Rep: Reputation: 15
I have just installed Kanotix, and it works great. It also should be included.
Old 02-01-2006, 03:14 PM   #90
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: USA
Distribution: Ubuntu Linux
Posts: 103

Rep: Reputation: 15
Debian or Gentoo. Too bad the old Red Hats aren't around anymore


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