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The Linux top 10 hit parade

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Picking the top ten Linux distributions is fraught with problems. There’s very little hard data to go on and the nature of open source means that most users are getting copies of their favourite Linux release from a variety of sources – from official download channels to third-party sites or even from friends.

Nevertheless, here are the Linux distributions that were most impressive this year.

Mint Linux

In terms of usability and attention to detail (particularly when it comes to what users really want) Mint Linux stands out.

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