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jeremy 12-21-2011 03:59 PM

Desktop Distribution of the Year
 
The best Linux distribution for use on a Desktop machine.

--jeremy

teckk 12-21-2011 05:21 PM

I'm impressed with Arch

linus72 12-21-2011 05:23 PM

Slackware of course:)

trillobyte 12-21-2011 05:33 PM

I'm happy with Slackware. It has everything I need to get the job done.

wpeckham 12-21-2011 11:59 PM

The best distribution for a desktop machine
 
TinyCore

jv2112 12-22-2011 06:37 AM

Arch or Archbang.................. either case Arch. ;)

wagscat123 12-28-2011 04:23 PM

I love SUSE for two reasons:
1. Easy to customize with YaST (biggest reason)
2. Balanced between stability and being up to date

However, I do miss the classic GNOME. If there was a distro with Mint's GNOME and a YaST\Mandriva like Control Center, I'd vote for it.

XenaneX 12-28-2011 04:46 PM

I have tried many of the more popular distros but can't get away from PCLinuxOS. Tex does a great job addressing the issues that crop up. For the longest, I wouldn't upgrade from 2009 but I've found 2011 to be top notch. This is not a plug for the distro, it is just my honest opinion. OTOH, the forums have some catching up to do.

JMJ_coder 12-28-2011 06:36 PM

I used Ubuntu for a while, but after they moved to their new Unity desktop I moved to ArchLinux.

Arelatensis 12-28-2011 08:05 PM

Mageia have only one stable release, but now it is in 10 top major distros on Distro Watch. I replace with it my previous Mandriva installation on desktop

chrisretusn 12-28-2011 08:07 PM

I go with what I use, Slackware

cowlitzron 12-29-2011 02:53 AM

If, Bodhi were on the ballot I would vote for it. Solid Enlightenment distro which has a fast boot.

mesuutt 12-29-2011 03:41 AM

Slackware :)

sycamorex 12-29-2011 05:46 AM

Slackware

brianL 12-29-2011 08:24 AM

Will this be the year when Slackware moves up to Number One, from its usual second place spot?


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