Monthly Stats - May 2009

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Monthly Stats - May 2009

Postby clem on Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:50 am

Donations & Sponsorships:

Many thanks to the following donors and sponsors for financially supporting Linux Mint:

Donors:

* $147, Andrew K. (Russia)
* $147, Daniel F. (Germany)
* $147, Rodney M. (Australia)
* $110, Aleksandr A. (Russia)
* $100, 12EasyHosting (USA)
* $100, Loyal B. (USA)
* $100, Terry B. (USA)
* $100, Reject the Herd (USA)
* $77, Peter T. (Australia)
* $74, David N. (Czech Republic)
* $74 (2nd donation), Eric H. (Germany)
* $74, Marwan B. (Ireland)
* $73 (5th donation), John Trapp (foggytown – USA)
* $72, Sean R. (USA)
* $60 (2nd donation), William R. (USA)
* $50 (3rd donation), Arron J. (UK)
* $50 (2nd donation), Barry Patterson (UK) - http://www.redsandstonehill.net
* $50, Lauro F. (Switzerland)
* $50, Paul M. (UK)
* $50, Andrew F. (Australia)
* $50, S R W. (Malaysia)
* $50, Krishna M. (USA)
* $50, Rodney C. (USA)
* $50, Scott P. (USA)
* $44 (2nd donation), Uwe S. (Germany)
* $44, Jonas G. (Sweden)
* $41 (5th donation), Peter Fitzsimons (UK)
* $35, Fernando G. (Mexico)
* $30, Lipton C. (UK)
* $30, Bernard B. (USA)
* $30, Juergen G. (Canada)
* $29 (3rd donation), Marco R. (Italy)
* $29 (2nd donation), Peter Kasbergen (PiEp – Netherlands) - http://www.piep.nu/
* $29, Gilles J. (France)
* $29, Frans N. (Netherlands)
* $29, Diego C. (Ireland)
* $25 (2nd donation), William S. (USA)
* $25, James M. (USA)
* $25, Michael F. (USA)
* $25, Colin C. (Canada)
* $25, Joel O. (USA)
* $25, Daniel B. (USA)
* $25, Joseph K. (USA)
* $25, Mike E. (USA)
* $22, Stephen P. (UK)
* $20 (2nd donation), David S. (UK)
* $20 (2nd donation), Carl K. (USA)
* $20, Paul G. (USA)
* $20, Mike D. (USA)
* $20, Dale B. (USA)
* $20, Paul G. (USA)
* $20, Sam R. (USA)
* $20, Sebastian C. (Australia)
* $20, Bill E. (USA)
* $20, Kenneth S. (USA)
* $20, Gary V. (USA)
* $15, Kostas G. (Greece)
* $15, Ole P. (Denmark)
* $15, Herman V. (Belgium)
* $15, Pavel U. (Czech Republic)
* $15, Jakub G. (Poland)
* $25, Richard G. (USA)
* $15, Tim K. (Germany)
* $15, Urs M. (Switzerland)
* $15, Daniel W. (Switzerland)
* $15, Catalin T. (Romania)
* $15, David B. (Ireland)
* $15, Andrew A. (USA)
* $15, Nikos A. (Greece)
* $15, Pawe P. (Poland)
* $15, Carl B. (Belgium)
* $15, Zak McG. (Australia)
* $10 (9th donation), Phillip Blake (USA)
* $10 (2nd donation), Justin Peterson (USA) - http://www.jp23.net/
* $10 (2nd donation), David Morris (DPMorris – USA)
* $10, Garry K. (USA)
* $10, Jonathan H. (New Zealand)
* $10, Clemens N. (USA)
* $10, Mark C. (UK)
* $10, Csaba S. (Hungary)
* $9, Georgetta B. (Romania)
* $9, Agostino G. (Italy)
* $8, Clyde N. (USA)
* $7, Monika P. (Estonia)
* $7, Lennart B. (Germany)
* $5, Jose P. (USA)
* $5, Marijan D. (Croatia)
* $5, Khalil S. (USA)
* $2, Bruno L. (Brazil)
* $1, Zekeriya t K. (Turkey)
* $1, Julie S. (USA)

Sponsors:

* $100, Host Color (USA) - http://www.hostcolor.com/vps
* $70, Philippe Lotz (alsaphil - France)
* $50, Linux-Onlineshop (Germany) - http://www.linux-onlineshop.de
* $45, Linux Compatible Poker (USA) - http://www.linuxcompatiblepoker.com
* $40, Az Van (newW2 - USA)
* $20, TOPIMMOBILIEN (Tim - Germany) - http://www.immobilien-es.com
* $10, Lucas W.
* $8, Unixmen - http://www.unixmen.com/
* $7, Jesse Burroughs (JpBя - USA)
* $7, Panagiotis Papasaikas (Greece) - http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/ppapasai/
* $5, linuxmint-fr.org (ludal - France) - http://www.linuxmint-fr.org
* $5, linuxmint-italia.org (Pietro Martino / prior123 - Italy) - http://www.linuxmint-italia.org
* $5, Guillermo Enrique Guglietti (Canada) - http://www.urbancsa.org
* $5, Sohier C.
* $5, Christopher D.
* $3.5, Ian Egland (Echolynx - USA)
* $2, Joerg Dreckmann (Germany)
* $2, Funkelectric (Spain) - http://www.funkelectric.com/
* $1, BusinessSale - http://www.webvaluer.org
* $1, very-clever.com - http://www.very-clever.com
* $1, Busybits - http://www.busybits.com
* $1, linboo.com - http://www.linboo.com
* $1, Expert Bookings - http://www.expert-bookings.com
* $1, Prasad S.R. (India) - http://saysprasad.wordpress.com/
* $0.5, Martijn van Loon (aapiethaaap - Netherlands)

Money raised in May:

* Donations: $3135
* Sponsors: $396

http://www.linuxmint.com/donors.php
http://www.linuxmint.com/sponsors.php

User Stats:

Repartition of Linux Mint users across releases:

* Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna: 4%
* Linux Mint 5 Elyssa LTS: 11%
* Linux Mint 6 Felicia: 37%
* Linux Mint 7 Gloria: 48%

Web Stats:

* Visits: 1,378,407 (+12.45%)
* Pageviews: 2,689,945 (+15.06%)
* Page impressions: 1,425,021
* Search queries: 2,564,610
* Forum users: 16650
* Forum posts: 146441

Rankings:

* Distrowatch (popularity ranking): 1408 (3rd)
* Distrowatch (traffic share): 4.3% (2nd)
* Alexa (website ranking): 31,388th

Events:

* Linux Mint 7 Gloria was released: http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=847
* Linux Mint 7 Gloria RC1 was released: http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=796
* mintCast released 3 episodes of their podcast: http://mintcast.org/

Summary:

* We've received a fantastic amount of support from the community last month. Donations have never been so high. 91 people donated money in May for a total of $3135. That's about 3 times the average we normally get.
* All indicators show a boom in the size of our user base.
* Among Distrowatch visitors, Linux Mint (4.3%) has twice as many users as Mandriva (2.1%) and Fedora (1.8%) and 3 times as many as OpenSuse (1.4%).
* The Overall income is up 33%, and May 2009 was the best month ever since the start of the distribution.
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Re: Monthly Stats - May 2009

Postby exploder on Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:10 am

Great news! It is really nice to see things going so well!
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Re: Monthly Stats - May 2009

Postby marcus0263 on Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:58 pm

Yes it's great to see, it would be awesome to see just 1/4 of the users throw in at least $2. 8)
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Solved Re: Monthly Stats - May 2009

Postby greenjoe on Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:19 am

How does one make a donation? greenjoe
Thank you Husse...
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Re: Monthly Stats - May 2009

Postby Husse on Sun Jun 07, 2009 5:13 am

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Re: Monthly Stats - May 2009

Postby Chasester on Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:15 pm

consider setting up for peeps to donate a set amount monthly.
youth is certainly wasted on the young.
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Re: Monthly Stats - May 2009

Postby Husse on Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:26 am

Chasester wrote:consider setting up for peeps to donate a set amount monthly.

Thank you for the idea, but that's called a sponsor - it already exists for any amount
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Re: Monthly Stats - May 2009

Postby Chasester on Sat Jun 13, 2009 6:39 pm

Husse wrote:
Chasester wrote:consider setting up for peeps to donate a set amount monthly.

Thank you for the idea, but that's called a sponsor - it already exists for any amount



ahh, thought that was for advertising and what not.
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