2011 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Winners
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Although if you held the same poll on the Debian or Arch forum for example, I wonder how the placings would look. Would Slackware score so favourably? I think not. No one blocks Debian or others from voting here, the point is that they are less likely to do so. Again this is no disrespect to Slackware as it is a fine distro. I am glad I am the one to bring it to light this year, I missed out last year
I agree completely with this statement. I am a Slackware user and think it's a great distro; however these numbers are so ridiculously skewed in Slackware's favor. If you look outside of LQ Slackware is regarded as a fringe distro. I think the stats from DistroWatch give one a more realistic idea of how popular Slackware is:
Distribution: Debian, Red Hat, Slackware, Fedora, Ubuntu
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Ubuntu won just by 2 votes :P
Slackware too close to ubuntu ! settling with arch linux but now I am curious to see how good slackware is
Yes, although not in first place, Slackware keeps being the 2nd most preferred. Personally, 13.37 has been a real exciting experience. Both my personal laptop and my system at work have been running 13.37 out of the box, with no hassle at all, one year round. Thanks Slackware team.