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.
More information about the products and programs included in this article (or other Linux hardware and software) is available through our Linux Resources web site at http://www.ssc.com/linux/.
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