Linux Journal Announces Winners of Eighth Annual Readers' Choice Awards

by Rebecca Cassity
Linux Journal Announces Winners of Eighth Annual Readers' Choice Awards

SEATTLE, WA -- Linux Journal, a publication of Specialized Systems Consultants, Inc. (SSC), has announced the winners of the 2002 Readers' Choice Awards. Almost 6,000 Linux Journal readers visited the Linux Journal web site and voted on their top choices in 25 categories. For more information on the winners please see the feature article in the November issue of Linux Journal (#103), or visit the Linux Journal web site at

Favorite DistributionFavorite Graphics ProgramFavorite Word ProcessorFavorite Text EditorFavorite Desktop EnvironmentFavorite Office SuiteFavorite Programming LanguageFavorite Development ToolFavorite ShellFavorite Linux Journal ColumnFavorite Processor ArchitectureFavorite Communication BoardFavorite DatabaseFavorite Backup UtilityFavorite Programming BeverageFavorite Linux GameFavorite Web BrowserFavorite Linux Web SiteFavorite E-mail ClientFavorite Instant-Messaging ClientFavorite Distributed File Sharing SystemMost Indispensable Linux BookFavorite Ad Filtering ToolFavorite Embedded DistributionFavorite Audio Tool

Mandrake LinuxThe GIMPOpenOfficeVimKDEOpenOfficeCGCCbashCooking with LinuxAMD AthlonCycladesMySQLtarCoffeeQuake IIIMozillaSlashdotKMailgaimGnutellaLinux in a Nutshell, by Ellen SieverJunkbusterMontaVista Linuxxmms

Linux Journal's annual Readers' Choice Awards allow members of the Linux community to pick their favorites in a number of categories and write-ins are accepted. Voting in the 2002 Readers' Choice Awards took place between July 15 and August 12, 2002, and was open to everyone. More information about the awards is also available in the November issue of Linux Journal, #103, and on the internet at

About Linux JournalLinux Journal is the premier Linux magazine, dedicated to serving the Linux community and promoting the use of Linux world-wide. A monthly periodical, Linux Journal is currently celebrating its eighth year of publication. Linux Journal may be purchased at all major bookstores and newsstands and may also be ordered by calling 888-66-LINUX, sending e-mail to or visiting For additional information about Linux Journal send e-mail to

About the PublisherSSC Publications is an established leader in the Linux, Open Source and UNIX fields, publishing best-selling books, reference cards and e-zines in these fields since 1983. SSC is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has been operating since 1968. Visit SSC on the web at

Media Relations Contact:

Rebecca Cassity, Marketing ManagerSpecialized Systems Consultants, Inc. (SSC)PO Box 55549, Seattle, WA 98155Phone: +1 206-297-8653 / Fax: +1

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