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Debian 6
14% (268 votes)
Fedora 15
6% (115 votes)
openSUSE 11.4
17% (312 votes)
Mandriva 2011
5% (85 votes)
PCLOS 2011
16% (304 votes)
Ubuntu 11.04
17% (322 votes)
SimplyMepis 11.0
2% (32 votes)
Arch 2011.x
5% (100 votes)
Puppy 5.x/X.x
1% (25 votes)
Mint 11 / LMDE 2011xx
11% (199 votes)
Other
6% (106 votes)
Total votes: 1868

Ubuntu 11.04

I am looking forward to 11.04 mainly because I want to see if Unity has potential. I'll give it the benefit of the doubt, even though it looks like it's not for me.

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Hackable voice-controlled speaker and IoT controller hits KS

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