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Survey Reveals Some Open Source Surprises

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LinuxQuestions is out with results from its annual Members Choice Awards survey, which highlights favorite open source platforms and applications, ranging from favorite Linux distros to favorite new innovative hardware ideas in the open source realm.

Probably, if asked to guess which Linux distro was rated the favorite, many readers would guess Linux Mint or Ubuntu, but that's not the favorite. Here is what the survey respondents had to say.

"We had a record number of votes cast for the twelfth straight year," LinuxQuestions reported, also noting that some of the races were extremely close. In perhaps the biggest surprise from the survey,

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