Which Distro Is Best for Beginners?

“We often introduce new people to Linux, and there’s always that niggling question, what distro to start someone on,” began the ever-insightful crew over at TuxRadar. “Not so long ago, the answer seemed obvious: Ubuntu. However that’s falling from grace at the moment.”

So, “what’s the best distro for beginners?” was the team’s question in a recent Open Ballot poll.