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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 12-23-2013, 03:18 PM   #61
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CentOS is missing.
 
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Old 12-23-2013, 04:13 PM   #62
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CentOS is missing.
I think it is in the Server Distribution OTY section...
 
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:20 AM   #63
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Definitely SolydK for me. Best distribution that I've come across in a long time. Sorry Ubuntu users, but I can't stand that 6-month release cycle. Monthly updates without the need to reinstall is just what I needed to keep myself in the Linux desktop world. That and a second computer for Windows to run Office. SolydK Linux is still my main OS.
 
Old 12-27-2013, 08:30 AM   #64
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Well, i switched to Slackware again this year, hopefully perminently. It is serving my purposes almost perfectly now it's 99% setup. I can't see why i'd leave it.

However, i must give this vote to Debian this year for Wheezy. It's a top release. I'm not a fan of the kernel used, but i can understand the logical thinking behind it. Debian is also the #1 distro for pissing me off. It still gets the vote though, for retaining SystemV but at the same time also making System d available. I really appreciate the choice rather than having system d shoved now my throat.
 
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Old 12-27-2013, 08:53 AM   #65
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Slackware or Slackware. Or may be Slackware.

Regards.
 
Old 12-27-2013, 09:30 AM   #66
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I think it is in the Server Distribution OTY section...
Should be here too. Some people use it as the desktop os, i did for a small period of time.
 
Old 12-27-2013, 09:55 AM   #67
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Should be here too. Some people use it as the desktop os, i did for a small period of time.
Since it's missing in the poll, I've voted for Fedora. Fedora with Mate Desktop is quite nice, but I prefer the CentOS long time support. Fedora packages that are interesting for a desktop distribution are available with EPEL. So CentOS is IMHO suitable for the desktop.
 
Old 12-27-2013, 11:06 AM   #68
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AntiX. Lots of new features since it's inception.
 
Old 12-27-2013, 11:47 AM   #69
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Love Debian or riding it's spine. For the decades!

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Old 12-27-2013, 02:15 PM   #70
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MEPIS hasn't had a release this year. Add antiX to the list
 
Old 12-27-2013, 04:00 PM   #71
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antiX has been added.

--jeremy
 
Old 12-27-2013, 04:19 PM   #72
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that's from Debian ; Sorry, got carried away putting that in Res:'s
 
Old 12-27-2013, 04:32 PM   #73
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Ubuntu 13.10 my chose of the year.
 
Old 12-27-2013, 09:04 PM   #74
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that's from Debian ; You have given out too much Reputation in the last 24 hours, try again later.
 
Old 12-27-2013, 10:49 PM   #75
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Slackware / Slackware64 FTW!!!!!
 
  


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