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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2006. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 18th.


View Poll Results: Distribution of the Year
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 27 0.94%
Fedora 253 8.85%
Slackware 434 15.18%
Suse 294 10.28%
Debian 276 9.65%
Mandriva 126 4.41%
Ubuntu 756 26.44%
Knoppix 20 0.70%
Gentoo 166 5.81%
MEPIS 95 3.32%
Novell Linux Desktop 15 0.52%
Xandros 18 0.63%
Linspire 16 0.56%
Arch 106 3.71%
PClinuxOS 170 5.95%
CentOS 29 1.01%
LFS 18 0.63%
Zenwalk 32 1.12%
Vector 8 0.28%
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Old 01-16-2007, 07:28 AM   #226
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I'm confused

The answer is simple, Simply Mepis!
Old 01-16-2007, 08:12 AM   #227
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I only respect distros that support wireless out of the box. I'm sorry but that's not FC6 haha... so no, 'it sucks'
Old 01-16-2007, 08:45 AM   #228
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I vote for Puppy linux!
Old 01-16-2007, 09:03 AM   #229
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Slackware Rocks!!
Old 01-16-2007, 09:28 AM   #230
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I just installed Arch Linux last week. Have to say it is the best!
Old 01-16-2007, 09:46 AM   #231
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Must be Ubuntu Dapper Drake...It just works
Old 01-16-2007, 09:50 AM   #232
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Ubuntu Edgy rocks.
Old 01-16-2007, 09:57 AM   #233
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I just installed FC6 and runs smooth. Is the only distro Ive tried though.My vote is for FC6
Old 01-16-2007, 10:03 AM   #234
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Ubuntu is the best.
Old 01-16-2007, 10:44 AM   #235
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Its got to be Suse, the package just gets better and better. All the soft it comes with as standard must make it one of the most complete distro's going. Installation is a breeze too.
Old 01-16-2007, 12:06 PM   #236
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Hi... I am an entry level Linux User

My point is that the best distribution is the one which works best, without too much dealing into configuring it...

I installed so many distros last year...

The winer was ubuntu 6.06 Drapper drake... it recognized and configured correctly my video card and my sound card...

Recently I migrated to Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft.

Of course some day i will vote for debian...

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Old 01-16-2007, 12:10 PM   #237
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"New-User"-Friendly Mandriva 2007...
Old 01-16-2007, 03:49 PM   #238
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Thumbs up Distributions

I've tested many Linuxes OS's the best until now,I think is Opensuse 10.1
Old 01-16-2007, 04:46 PM   #239
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Since this is for 2006, I voted for ubuntu. Next year, when etch is officially out, I'll vote for debian.
Old 01-16-2007, 05:00 PM   #240
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I have used Mandrake, Knoppix, Puppy, Simply Mepis, Xandros, and have settled on Xandros. Run three versions on my machine (3.0 Deluxe, 3.02 Open Circulation Edition, and 4.0 Home Premium (trial))

As this is my first post, greetings from NZ



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