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2005 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2005. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends March 16th. Categories include:

Office Suite of the Year

Text Editor of the Year

Window Manager of the Year

Graphics App of the Year

Desktop Environment of the Year

Web Development Editor of the Year

Audio Multimedia Application of the Year

Mail Client of the Year

Video Multimedia Application of the Year

Windows on Linux App of the Year

Shell of the Year

Open Source Game of the Year

Browser of the Year

Messaging App of the Year

Distribution of the Year

Security App of the Year

LiveCD Distribution of the Year

File Manager of the Year

Database of the Year

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