"LinuxDevices.com's survey results consistently show Debian to
be the most popular distribution among device developers. For
example, our 2007 survey indicated that Debian was used in
device-related projects by 13 percent of the survey's 932
participants, roughly double the score of MontaVista, the most
popular strictly-embedded distribution.
"In addition to Debian's 13 percent score, Ubuntu, which is
based on Debian packages, jumped to 6 percent this year, its first
year in our survey. In contrast, Red Hat, achieved a 5 percent
score and Fedora came in at 6 percent, while SUSE scored just 2
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