My revival of the Warhammer 40k Ork Speak Translator: green is best
+Firefox (Stable, Beta
+Adblock Plus/Adblock Edge
+Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus
+foobar2000 (music player)
+Deluge (torrent client)
+Hexchat (irc client)
+CPU-Z and GPU-Z (hardware information)
+MSI Afterburner (GPU overclocking, temperature monitoring, and fan control)
+Debian. Relatively user friendly, incredibly stable and reliable at the cost of using rather old packages. Hard to go wrong with it, especially with servers.
+Fedora. Brought to you by the open source software leaders known as Red Hat.
+CentOS. Essentially a freely distributed Red Hat Enterprise Linux for small companies and users. Since it is pretty much Red Hat, you can expect a very, very reliable server distribution.
+OpenSUSE. Great desktop OS, easy to use. YaST.
+Slackware. One of the oldest distributions to still be alive and for good reason.