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
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
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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