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GNU/Linux races for Best Desktop

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La Repubblica, one of the two major Italian newspapers, has opened a competition for the most beautiful, original personal desktop.

I haven't checked all the pictures (there are already more than 1000) but from those few hundreds I sampled I could recognise twelve linux desktops: one Debian, five GNOME (one possibly UBUNTU and one definetively so, another one FEDORA), and six KDE, two of which definetively KUBUNTU while one was FEDORA.

On the other side I was amazed by the relatively high number of Macs and the quite small number of people that seem to be actually using Vista.

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