TUX 2005 Readers' Choice Award Winners Announced
September 1, 2005 - TUX Magazine, the first and only magazine for the new Linux user, today announced the winners of its first-annual Readers' Choice Awards for 2005. TUX is published by SSC, publishers of Linux Journal.
"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
TUX Magazine is a digital, controlled-circulation publication. It is available for download free-of-charge at www.TUXMagazine.com.
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, 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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