1997 Readers' Choice Awards
Winner: Linux v2 Information Headquarters \thttp://www.linuxhq.com/
Runner Up: The Linux Documentation Project \thttp://sunsite.unc.edu/LDP/ \thttp://www.ssc.com/linux/resources/ldp.html
With so many excellent Linux web pages out there this category was quite competitive. The Linux v2 Information Headquarters won by just a few votes with the Linux Documentation Project close behind.
Runner Up: Laser Printer
The Most Desired Upgrade was for faster connectivity through ISDN. Second on our Readers' wish list was a laser printer.
Runner Up: Doom
Quake, the 3-D monster killing fest, topped our Readers' list as their favorite Linux Game, followed by Doom, another 3-D monster killing fest.
Runner Up: PowerMac
The Primary Platform that LJ Readers are using is, not surprisingly, Intel. Making a good showing in second place was Linux on the PowerMac (MkLinux).
Runner Up: Elm
This category came down to a competition between the two most common mailers, Pine and Elm. Pine was the decisive winner, receiving over twice as many votes as Elm.
Runner Up: Accelerated X
XFree is the X-server of choice amongst voters in this poll. The free X-Server XFree topped second place Accelerated X by over 2000 votes.
Runner Up: fvwm-95
The clear winner in the Window Manager category is fvwm with the Windows95 look-alike fvwm-95 in second place.
Winner: SOLID Server
Runner Up: Empress RDBMs
SOLID Server was a clear winner in the very competitive database category garnering almost three times as many votes as its nearest competitor, Empress RDBMs.
Runner Up: Northern Commander
xfm won as Favorite File Manager. Northern Commander finished second.
Runner Up: CTAR
LJ Readers' voting shows that they prefer to back up their data with BRU.
Runner Up: TiMidity
From a list of over 20 possibilities Real Audio (first) and TiMidity (second) were the winners in this category.
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