Readers' Choice Awards 2014

Best New Linux/Open-Source Product/Project

Docker is clearly our winner here, and rightly so—what a game-changing technology. It's nice to see Jolla/Sailfish get some love as well. We love Android, but having a choice is a vital part of who we are as Open Source advocates.

  • Docker 28%

  • Jolla and Sailfish OS 19%

  • LibreOffice 7%

  • ownCloud 5%

  • Steam 5%

  • Zenoss Control Center 5%

  • Raspberry Pi 4%

  • Git 4%

  • Apache Cordova/OpenOffice/Spark/Tika 3%

  • Ansible 2%

  • Elementary OS 2%

  • OpenStack 2%

  • Zabbix 2%

  • CoreOS 2%

  • Firefox OS 2%

  • KDE Connect 1%

  • NixOS and NixOps 1%

  • Open Media Vault 1%

It's time for another Readers' Choice issue of Linux Journal! The format last year was well received, so we've followed suit making your voices heard loud again. I couldn't help but add some commentary in a few places, but for the most part, we just reported results. Please enjoy this year's Readers' Choice Awards!

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Please see the December 2014 issue of Linux Journal for the complete list of winners.