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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2011. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 9th.


View Poll Results: Desktop Distribution of the Year
Ubuntu 191 21.75%
Fedora 63 7.18%
Debian 116 13.21%
Slackware 189 21.53%
openSuse 34 3.87%
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 2 0.23%
Linux Mint 100 11.39%
Mandriva 4 0.46%
Gentoo 14 1.59%
MEPIS 5 0.57%
Arch 69 7.86%
PClinuxOS 24 2.73%
VectorLinux 0 0%
Sabayon 0 0%
Puppy 4 0.46%
Salix 13 1.48%
CrunchBang 19 2.16%
Mageia 12 1.37%
Bodhi 19 2.16%
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:06 PM   #136
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Bodhi Linux

Originally Posted by cowlitzron View Post
If, Bodhi were on the ballot I would vote for it. Solid Enlightenment distro which has a fast boot.
I was using Macpup and wanted a distro with better ubunutu repository and the familiar apt-get and then Bodhilinux appeared...
I would definitely vote for it.
Old 02-04-2012, 12:17 AM   #137
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i voted for "browser of the year" few days that poll closed ?
how do we know the results ? is LQ sending e-mail when results are declared?
Old 02-04-2012, 01:17 AM   #138
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I luv bodhi !

1) It is much more stable than ubuntu. I use to update my system on regular basis. on every 2nd schedule of updating ubuntu, I saw a problem ( whether it s sound or screen resolution) . ubuntu forum advised to use proposed updates for fixing problem.

2) I am using bodhi since May 2011 but I never had to reinstall it. it's size on my hard disk is still 2.5 GB ( even after daily updating) whereas in case of ubuntu it almost occupied its partition till I installed new release.

3) minimal

4) light

5) excellent forum

6) latest updated linux compared to other small linux derivatives. ( other still use older kernels)
Old 02-05-2012, 06:50 AM   #139
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I use Slackware
Old 02-05-2012, 06:45 PM   #140
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:05 AM   #141
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:43 AM   #142
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My favorite distro has to be crunchbang!
Old 02-08-2012, 11:44 AM   #143
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I will go for Slackware. Slackware is the best.
Old 02-08-2012, 12:21 PM   #144
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Debian CrunchBang
Old 02-08-2012, 01:54 PM   #145
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once you go Slack...

you never go back ;-)
Old 02-08-2012, 02:04 PM   #146
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++ Slack
Old 02-08-2012, 03:48 PM   #147
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Old 02-08-2012, 05:58 PM   #148
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Only had extensive use of Mageia 1 so I'll vote for it.

Mageia's Media Players work great which is a big plus and Xfce is problem free; which is not the experience I had with Fedora. It came with a bunch of common Applications and I believe Abiword was one of them? I have not had it booted in a week or so. Urpmi's GUI works nicely as well. It's not absolutely perfect but for an easy to use and install OS primarily for a home computer user, it should keep everyone happy. I fail to see how a Mandrake derivative does not have more market share. For an easy to use/install Distro, Mageia 1 is well worth the space it takes up on your hard drive.
Old 02-08-2012, 08:20 PM   #149
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+1 for Debian

Old 02-08-2012, 09:32 PM   #150
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slackware ( KISS )


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