"Although I've seen Linux Mint and even PCLinuxOS hold the
distrowatch crown briefly in past years, each of their #1 listings
was during a final release. Now in the midst of the Ubuntu Unity
crisis, I noticed this morning Linux Mint has moved to #1.
Remarkably, the Linux Mint 12 RC is not even out yet and the stable
release is not set to happen until the end of November.
"This was written by Clem on the Linux Mint blog a few days ago.
'We recorded a 40% increase in a single month and we're now quickly
catching up with Ubuntu for the number #1 spot within the Linux
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