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Poll: Linux Distributions (960 member(s) have cast votes)

Which is the best and why?

  1. Ubuntu Linux (404 votes [42.08%])

    Percentage of vote: 42.08%

  2. Mandriva Linux (24 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  3. Fedora Core (61 votes [6.35%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.35%

  4. SUSE LINUX (132 votes [13.75%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.75%

  5. Debian GNU/Linux (62 votes [6.46%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.46%

  6. Gentoo Linux (124 votes [12.92%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.92%

  7. Slackware Linux (43 votes [4.48%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.48%

  8. Knoppix (5 votes [0.52%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.52%

  9. MEPIS Linux (6 votes [0.62%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.62%

  10. Xandros Desktop (4 votes [0.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.42%

  11. FreeBSD (28 votes [2.92%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.92%

  12. Other (67 votes [6.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.98%

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Ubuntu makes an awesome desktop distro but Puppy Linux takes the cake because it is a highly versatile distro supporting almost every piece of hardware.

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Your crazy. I had so many problems with Puppy Linux. It was just a hassle to setup my wifi connection on Puppy Linux.

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A hassle sure, but i don't think it makes a good desktop distro. It makes a very good pendrive or livecd distro and i almost use it solely as a gparted livecd, but the fact that it supported your card is good.

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Thats what I mean. When I was running the live version from my flash drive on my notebook it was hell to setup the wifi for the live version.

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Basically I want to poke people with a pencil who use Ubuntu (not making a racist or hateful statment, supposed to funny).

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man i need to get mandriva up and running

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Ubuntu all the way! :)

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Ubuntu all the way! :D


I gave Ubuntu yet another chance, yesterday.
Not only I can't configure it the way I like (as I would easily do in Debian), but Firefox crashed every time after seconds (segmentation fault).
I have never found such a serious bug in any major Linux distro: you can't surf with the default browser :(

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I'm trying to decide which Linux to put on my Mactel. I'm curious as to which Linux is the best and why. Vote for your favorite and please post why (If you voted "Other," post what it is!). Thanks for your help!





Linux ultimate edition 2.7 :)

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I am using Ubuntu Studio 10.04 because it is so well set up for audio/graphics/video work..........but with Open Office 3.2 and RadioTray also installed......BTW FireFox works 100% too........ :) For more Ubuntu 10.04 tweaks see here..........

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BTW FireFox works 100% too........ :(


They must have fixed the bug, because I am sure it was there and I am definitely not a n00b.

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It's a pity that I can't vote again :( . I have currently fallen for this Gentoo and it's portage scheme. Compiling every package to extract the max performance from your PC and customising your Linux just for your system... it's so much your own Linux ...

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I am really enjoying using Pinguy OS 10.10.1 (64 bit) at present because to me it has an OS X feel about the Desktop and accessibility of features.........

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It's a pity that I can't vote again :(


Well, this topic is over 5 years old. It certainly doesn't fully reflect today's tendencies. For instance Xandros is dead and PCLinuxOS isn't even mentioned. We could close/hide it and start again. What does everybody think?

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Well, this topic is over 5 years old. It certainly doesn't fully reflect today's tendencies. For instance Xandros is dead and PCLinuxOS isn't even mentioned. We could close/hide it and start again. What does everybody think?


Good idea..... :(





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