Ubuntu was awarded a PC World 2006 World Class Award, identifying it as one of PC World's '100 Best Products of the Year. Winners were announced in the July 2006 issue of PC World.
Read the announcement here
“Products that win PC World's World Class Awards set the standard for excellence in the IT and consumer electronics industries,” stated Harry McCracken, editor in chief of PC World. “From notebook computers and security software to music players and Web sites, the editors reward the most outstanding performers in this annual awards program. Congratulations to Ubuntu.”