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Poll: Desktop Distribution of the Year
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Desktop Distribution of the Year

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The nominees are:

Arch
Bodhi
Chakra
CrunchBang
Debian
Fedora
Fuduntu
Gentoo
Linux Mint
Mageia
Mandriva
Manjaro
MEPIS
openSuse
PClinuxOS
Puppy
Sabayon
Salix
Slackware
SolusOS
SparkyLinux
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
Ubuntu
VectorLinux
Zorin OS
SolydXK
antiX
TinyCore
elementary OS

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Old 12-17-2013, 11:38 AM   #16
jaap.rj
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Registered: Feb 2013
Location: Rio de Janeiro
Distribution: Linux Mint
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Smile Do you remember your 100 pools?


That is exactly the case. The distribution of the year should follow some specific criteria, like "for begginers", "old hardware", etc. My choice was focused for the general "day-by-day" activities: Linux Mint. Mint has the best match between "easy to use" with "estability" and "quality of resources". This does not mean that in the "Distrowatch Paradise" there is no other beatiful landscapes...
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 11:40 AM   #17
Zyblin
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Registered: Oct 2013
Distribution: Fedora 20 Jam-KDE Spin (32bit-PAE) and Debian/KDE Testing (64bit)
Posts: 131

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Quote:
Originally Posted by gevera View Post
one word <!FEDORA!>
Yep. Fedora first and Debian second. I would love to put them both first if I could.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 01:47 PM   #18
bhupendra
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Registered: Jan 2008
Location: kidlington oxfordshire uk
Distribution: ubuntu, suae 10.3
Posts: 11
Blog Entries: 18

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I use both xubuntu and Manjaro. Manjaro is quite impressive.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 02:05 PM   #19
albinard
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Registered: Jan 2011
Location: New Mexico
Distribution: Xubuntu, Lubuntu
Posts: 111

Rep: Reputation: 43
Xubuntu (Ubuntu as the engine, Xfce as the boby of the car)
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:04 PM   #20
hei14
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Registered: Nov 2013
Distribution: puppy
Posts: 3

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I like Puppy Linux it is small fast and is able to do most of what I want and need.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 04:41 PM   #21
TerryP
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Registered: May 2006
Location: Newnan, Ga.
Posts: 26

Rep: Reputation: 18
Debian IMHO because it's stable doesn't bitrot like Cent OS / RHEL seems to or seem to break as often as Ubuntu.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 05:22 PM   #22
meneer
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Registered: Dec 2013
Posts: 4

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SolydXK, they emerged this year as a an interesting mix of debian testing and mint.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:23 PM   #23
brewmaster1234
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Registered: Oct 2013
Posts: 4

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Slackware
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:24 PM   #24
Fnux
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Both Manjaro and Linux Mint.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 07:31 PM   #25
gilead
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Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Distribution: Slackware64 14.0
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Slackware!
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 08:47 PM   #26
cowlitzron
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Registered: Feb 2011
Location: Washington state
Distribution: Slackware 14.1, Debian "wheezy", openSUSE 13.2
Posts: 56

Rep: Reputation: 8
Slackware for its stability and longevity.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 08:54 PM   #27
parcox
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Registered: Jan 2007
Location: Pontianak, Indonesia
Distribution: Slackware64-14.0
Posts: 26

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+1 Slackware
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 09:36 PM   #28
bothybandfan
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Registered: Jul 2013
Location: Delta Quadrant for now
Distribution: linux mint 11
Posts: 3

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Mint with Mate. Gnome 2 lives on! :-)
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 10:25 PM   #29
d.slackware
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Registered: Jun 2011
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slackware
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 10:47 PM   #30
GoinEasy9
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Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Manorville, New York, USA
Distribution: siduction, Fedora 19, openSUSE Tumbleweed
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Blog Entries: 1

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I don't see "siduction" listed. Debian Sid with a lot of extras. My favorite rolling release.

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