Best Linux Distribution


This year's Best Linux Distribution is a testament to choice. Although it's not a surprise that Ubuntu is in the top spot, it's fun to see how close those top spots are to each other. Just a handful of percentage points separates a dozen or so distributions, and the most popular option only has 16% of the total votes! When it comes to their distros, Linux users love choice.

  • Ubuntu 16%

  • Debian 14.1%

  • Arch Linux 10.8%

  • Linux Mint 10.5%

  • Fedora 6.9%

  • openSUSE 5.2%

  • SolydK 4.7%

  • CentOS 4.1%

  • Kubuntu 3.8%

  • PCLinuxOS 3.7%

  • Gentoo 3.2%

  • Other 2.1%

  • Slackware 2.1%

  • elementary OS 2%

  • Xubuntu 2%

  • Manjaro 1.8%

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1.6%

  • Ubuntu Server 1.6%

  • CrunchBang 1.1%

  • Mageia .8%

  • Chakra .6%

  • Lubuntu .5%

  • Puppy .2%

  • Bodhi Linux .1%

  • Kali Linux .1%

  • Mandriva .1%

  • NixOS .1%

  • Oracle Linux .1%

  • SolusOS .1%

  • Zorin OS .1%

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