April 24, 2012

Most Popular Linux Distribution: Ubuntu (and Its Variants) [Hive Five Followup]

 Ubuntu (and Its Variants)

There are Linux distributions of all shapes and sizes, with varying levels of complexity and difficulty. Some are super-easy to install, and can be installed like any other OS, with minimal knowledge of the command line—you click "OK" a few times and you're up and running. Others require you get your hands really dirty with the underpinnings of the system you're building, making sure it's just right for your specific needs. So which do you prefer? Well, earlier last week we asked you what you thought the best overall Linux distribution was, understanding that "best" is a relative term. Then we took a look at the top five Linux distros, based on your over-400 nominations, and put them to a vote. Now, we're back to crown the overall winner. More »

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