2010 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Winners
"The polls are closed and the results are in. We had a record number of votes cast for the tenth straight year. Congratulations should go to each and every nominee. We once again had some extremely close races," says Jeremy Garcia today as he announces the 2010 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Winners.
The winners are:
- Server Distribution of the Year - Debian
- Desktop Distribution of the Year - Ubuntu
- Security/Forensic/Rescue Distribution of the Year - BackTrack
- Mobile Distribution of the Year - Android
- Database of the Year - MySQL
- NoSQL Database of the Year - Cassandra
- Office Suite of the Year - OpenOffice.org
- Browser of the Year - Firefox
- Desktop Environment of the Year - Gnome
- Window Manager of the Year - Compiz
- Messaging App of the Year - Pidgin
- Virtualization Product of the Year - VirtualBox
- Audio Media Player Application of the Year - Amarok
- Audio Authoring Application of the Year - Audacity
- Video Media Player Application of the Year - VLC
- Video Authoring Application of the Year - FFmpeg
- Multimedia Utility of the Year - GStreamer
- Graphics Application of the Year - GIMP
- Network Security Application of the Year - Wireshark
- Host Security Application of the Year - SELinux
- Network Monitoring Application of the Year - Nagios
- IDE/Web Development Editor of the Year - Eclipse
- Text Editor of the Year - vim
- File Manager of the Year - Nautilus
- Open Source Game of the Year - Battle for Wesnoth
- Programming Language of the Year - Python
- Revision Control System of the Year - git
- Backup Application of the Year - rsync
- Open Source CMS/Blogging platform - WordPress
- Configuration Management Tool of the Year - Puppet
- Open Source Web Framework of the Year - Django
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