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 arrived." 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 applicants. 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. Media Relations Contact: James Gray SSC Publications, Inc. Public Relations Dept. PO Box 55549, Seattle, WA 98155 Phone: +1 517-303-6532 email@example.com
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