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I just got my December Linux Journal which features its ‘Readers Choice Awards’. I was pleased to see that Ubuntu came in first place getting 16% of the total vote. I was also happy to see that three of the top four choices were Debian based.
That gives Debian based distributions 40.6 % of the total votes just in the top four slots. The break down for Ubuntu variants was as follows:
There are some other categories which I think were interesting. As often as I read posts and articles maligning Unity it did well. Here is how the best desktop environment broke down:
I was not sure what the difference between KDE and KDE Plasma is but I find it interesting that none of the responses to Gnome 3/Gnome Shell other than Unity made it in to the top five.
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