TUX 2005 Readers' Choice Award Winners Announced

Sep 01, 2005, 01:00 ET from SSC Publications, Inc.

    SEATTLE, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TUX Magazine, the first and only magazine
 for the new Linux user, today announced the winners of its first-annual
 Readers' Choice Awards. TUX has soared in popularity, gaining over 50,000
 readers in its first six months of publication.
     "We were amazed by both the quantity and quality of the choices that were
 available for TUX's inaugural Readers' Choice Awards," commented Carlie
 Fairchild, SSC Publications' VP of Marketing and Sales. "Not only are the most
 popular applications getting ever more, but many new entrants keep arriving to
 push the market forward by leaps and bounds. It's clear that desktop Linux has
     The winners, as featured in the September (#6) issue of TUX Magazine, are
 as follows:
      Favorite Distribution: Kubuntu/Ubuntu
      Favorite Desktop Environment: KDE
      Favorite Web Browser: Firefox
      Favorite E-Mail Client: Thunderbird
      Favorite Communications Tool: Gaim
      Favorite Mobile Tool: gpilot
      Favorite Productivity Suite: OpenOffice.org
      Favorite Digital Photo Management Tool: Digikam
      Favorite Music Player: XMMS
      Favorite Media Player: Mplayer
      Favorite Game: Frozen Bubble
      Favorite Design Tool: GIMP
      Favorite Text Editor: vi
      Best Place to Buy a Linux Desktop or Laptop: Linux Certified
     For more information on the winners, or to see the complete story featured
 in TUX Magazine, visit www.TUXMagazine.com. TUX is a controlled-circulation
 digital publication, subscriptions are available free-of-charge to qualified
     About TUX
     TUX is the first and only magazine for the new Linux user and is dedicated
 to promoting and simplifying the use of Linux on the PC. Digital editions of
 TUX are available for download at no charge from the publication's Web site at
 www.TUXMagazine.com. Further information about TUX is available via e-mail at
 info@TUXMagazine.com, on the Web at www.TUXMagazine.com, or by calling toll-
 free 888-66-LINUX (5-4689).
     About the Publisher
     A privately held company, SSC Publications is the leading UNIX, Linux and
 Open Source authority, publishing reference materials in these fields since
 1983. SSC's properties include LinuxGazette.com, ITGarage.com,
 TuxMagazine.com, LinuxJournal.com, the monthly international print magazine
 Linux Journal, and the digital magazine TUX. Additional information can be
 found at www.SSC.com.
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      James Gray
      SSC Publications, Inc.
      Public Relations Dept.
      PO Box 55549, Seattle, WA 98155
      Phone: +1 517-303-6532

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