Top Ten Linux Distributions 2008

This is the list of the most popular searches / clicks on Distrowatch.org for this year. Looks like Ubuntu still owns the throne.

The List: Lower sum of TOTAL is better.

Distributions for Jun 2007 – Jun 2008

Rank / Time Frame
Distro 12 Months 6 Months 3 Months 1 Months Total Rank (All time)
Ubuntu 1 1 1 2 5 1
OpenSuse 3 2 2 1 8 2
Fedora 4 3 3 5 15 3
Mint 5 4 4 3 16 4
PCLinuxOS 2 5 5 6 18 5
Debian 7 7 6 4 24 6
Mandriva 8 6 7 8 29 7
Sabayon 6 9 9 7 31 8
DreamLinux 12 8 8 9 37 9
Damn Small 9 10 10 10 39 10



Last 12 months
1 Ubuntu
2 PCLinuxOS
3 openSUSE
4 Fedora
5 Mint

Last 6 months
1 Ubuntu
2 openSUSE
3 Fedora
4 Mint
5 PCLinuxOS

Last 3 months
1 Ubuntu
2 openSUSE
3 Fedora
4 Mint
5 PCLinuxOS

Last 1 month
1 openSUSE
2 Ubuntu
3 Mint
4 Debian
5 Fedora


This week

Rank
1 Ubuntu
2 openSUSE
3 Sabayon
4 Mint
5 PCLinuxOS