What is the best Linux distribution? A question I am afraid of giving a answer to. Most of the linux distributions today are quite good. Some are more applicable for this field and others are better for using in an other field. Then we have the emotional part, people who have been around in the Linux communtie have maybe helped building Linux distributions and therefor tend more to this particular distribution.
However, Ken Hess is not afraid of giving an answer on this question and he has written an article on daniweb.com stating the following list:
you can read all about the why and how on the daniweb webpage.