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Monthly stats - September 2009

Postby clem on Thu Oct 01, 2009 1:06 pm

Donations & Sponsorships:

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

Donors:

* $600 (3rd donation), Philippe Lotz aka “alsaphil” (France)
* $150 (2nd donation), Alan D S. (USA)
* $100, Carl – Y. B. (Sweden)
* $100, Phillip N. (USA)
* $100, Marcos Scriven (United Kingdom) – http://www.aboxo.com
* $75, John Di Stefano (Canada)
* $50 (3rd donation), Gordon Hilliard aka “ghilly” (United Kingdom)
* $50, Serge-Etienne Parent (Canada)
* $50, Rev. Bernard Quinn aka “Chiff” (Australia)
* $50, Tim L. (USA)
* $50, Hawkeye_52 (USA)
* $50, Peter S. (Australia)
* $50, Wayne W. (Canada)
* $45, Jason A. (United Kingdom)
* $45, Pau Carre Cardona (Spain)
* $44, Oerpen T. (Germany)
* $41, Ronnie Rosenqvist aka “DrRP” (Sweden)
* $40, Mary M. (USA)
* $39, Jean-Paul Genette (Belgium)
* $37, Manuel F. (Portugal)
* $30, Marvin W. (USA)
* $30, Daniel W. (World) – http://www.downloadstube.net
* $28, Dewi P. (World)
* $28, Soulakellis K. (Greece)
* $28, Frantisek Sofka aka “peso00 ” (Czech Republic)
* $28, Francisco C. C. (Spain)
* $28, Christoph H. (Germany)
* $28, Joakim R. (Finland)
* $26, Haynes J. aka “Wi11i@m” (USA)
* $25, Norman Skiba aka “GrayWizardLinux” (USA) – http://www.k-9training.us
* $25, Douglas A. (USA)
* $25, Jan Z. (Sweden)
* $25, Mark B. (Australia)
* $25, Rich Hladky (USA)
* $25, M H R. (Australia)
* $25, Jay Stewart aka “jag1182″ (USA)
* $25, Denys F. (Canada)
* $25, Ronald T. (USA)
* $22, Steven Rattray (United Kingdom)
* $20, Ricardo Calimanis aka “linux.nyx” (Brazil) – http://goetti.blogspot.com
* $20, Mark C. aka “geekman” (USA)
* $20, Jay Butcher (USA)
* $20, Chris Kemp-Jackson (Canada)
* $20, Andrew A. (USA)
* $20, William R. (USA)
* $20, Dalibor Saula (Australia)
* $20, Jens B. (USA)
* $20, Finn-Erik H. (Norway)
* $20, Tim C. (United Kingdom)
* $15, Nigel Dyer aka “NigelDyer56″ (United Kingdom)
* $15, Jim H. (United Kingdom)
* $15, Russ W. (World)
* $14, Stephen M. (Ireland)
* $14, Lasse H. (Finland)
* $14, Marek Polasek (Czech Republic)
* $14, Mikkel M. (Denmark)
* $14, Lee Sturman aka “Hammerlee” (United Kingdom)
* $14, Holger F. (Germany)
* $14, Enrique O. (Spain)
* $14, MJH van der W. (Netherlands)
* $11, Nick Koumaris (Greece) – http://www.lightrap.net
* $10 (2nd donation), Douglas S. (USA)
* $10, Scott M. (USA)
* $10, 室津 恵三 (Japan)
* $10, William S. (World)
* $10, John C. (USA)
* $10, Troy C. (USA)
* $10, Michael N. (Sweden)
* $10, Zoran (USA)
* $10, Serguei S. (Russia)
* $10, Adnan C. (Germany)
* $10, James G. (USA)
* $10, Kevin C. (USA)
* $10, Grzegorz G. (Poland)
* $10, Leonardo S. (USA)
* $10, Garrett H. (USA)
* $10, Christopher B. (United Kingdom)
* $10, Ryan J. (USA)
* $10, Raphael C. (USA)
* $10, Matt E. (USA)
* $10, Karthikanand K. (United Kingdom)
* $7, Florian G. (Germany)
* $7, Evzen H. (United Kingdom)
* $7, Isabel F. (Portugal)
* $7, Motta L. (Italy)
* $7, Ralf S. (Germany)
* $6, Loonie Bazaar (Canada) – http://www.looniebazaar.com
* $5, Havary Camara aka “justflea” (Brazil)
* $5, Kris Occhipinti (USA) – http://www.bashscripts.info
* $5, Stephen B. (USA)
* $5, Daifallah A. (Saudi Arabia)
* $5, Khuong D. N. (United Kingdom)
* $5, Tobias H. aka “bisato” (Germany)
* $5, Mateus H. (Brazil)
* $5, Eaves L. (USA)
* $5, Enrico Galli (Italy) – http://www.egw.it
* $5, Lubos Rendek (World) – http://www.linuxconfig.org
* $5, Marcus H. (USA)
* $5, Michael K. (USA)
* $5, Slavoljub M. (Norway)
* $3, Nils K. (Germany)
* $3, Mohd Z. (Malaysia)
* $2, Lubomir J. (Czech Republic)
* $1, Jaime M. (World)
* $1, B F (Suriname)

Sponsors:

* $105, R1Soft – http://www.r1soft.com/tools/linux-hot-c ... =linuxmint
* $75, John Ritchie (Aging Technogeek – USA)
* $45, Linux Compatible Poker (USA) - http://www.linuxcompatiblepoker.com
* $40, Az Van (newW2 – USA)
* $25, American Broadband Family of Companies (USA) – http://www.americanbroadbandservice.com
* $20, TOPIMMOBILIEN (Tim – Germany) - http://www.immobilien-es.com
* $20, Scott P. (USA)
* $15, Russ W.
* $11, cheap vps hosting – http://www.neosurge.com
* $10, Stitz Computers, LLC (USA) – http://stitzcomputers.com
* $10, Rechtsberatung, Steuerberatung, Internetrecht (Tim) – http://www.rechtsundsteuerberatung.de
* $10 Gustav Holm (Sweden) – http://gustavholm.com
* $10, Brandon P.
* $7, Unixmen – http://www.unixmen.com/
* $7, Panagiotis Papasaikas (Greece) - http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/ppapasai/
* $7, Jesse Burroughs (JpBя – USA)
* $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, Sohier C.
* $5, Christopher D.
* $5, DLX Company (USA) – http://www.dlxcompany.com/
* $5, Stuart C.
* $5, Paul S.
* $3.5, Ian Egland (Echolynx – USA)
* $2, Joerg Dreckmann (Germany)
* $2, Funkelectric (Spain) – http://www.funkelectric.com/
* $2, NVISN TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS AND CONSULTING (USA) – http://www.nvisn.com/
* $2, Ryan Lewon (vt102) – http://vt102.com/
* $2, Scott M.
* $1.5, Farbyte (UK) – http://farbyte.com
* $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, Cyprus Property (Cyprus) – http://www.leptosestates.com/
* $1, Недвижимость на Кипре (Cyprus) – http://www.leptos-estates.ru/
* $1, Cyprus Resale (Cyprus) – http://www.cyprusresaleproperties.com/
* $1, Prasad S.R. (India) – http://saysprasad.wordpress.com/
* $1, Surf in Peace (UK) – http://www.surfinpeace.co.uk/
* $1 Jakub Jasiulewicz (Poland) – http://jasiulewicz.pl
* $1, Erin G.
* $1, Greg Flynn (South Africa)
* $1, Liquidvps.net – http://www.liquidvps.net
* $0.9, Michael K.
* $0.5, Martijn van Loon (aapiethaaap – Netherlands)
* $0.5, Nottingham web design (UK) – http://www.drawmyattention.co.uk/

Money raised in August:

* Donations: $2951 (105 donors)
* Sponsors: $481.9 (46 sponsors)

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

User Stats:

Repartition of Linux Mint users across releases:

* Linux Mint 7 Gloria: 78% (+3%)
* Linux Mint 6 Felicia: 14% (-1%)
* Linux Mint 5 Elyssa LTS: 6% (-1%)
* Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna: 3% (-0%)

Web Stats:

* Visits: 1,981,352 (+6%)
* Pageviews: 3,409,953 (+2%)
* Page impressions: 1,363,287
* Search queries: 4,423,092
* Forum users: 21,397
* Forum posts: 184,959

Rankings:

* Distrowatch (popularity ranking): 1304 (3rd)
* Distrowatch (traffic share): 4.1% (2nd)
* Alexa (website ranking): 27,745th

Events:

* Linux Mint 7 Gloria XFCE was released: http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=1026
* mintCast released 2 episodes of their podcast: http://mintcast.org/

Summary:

* September 2009 was the (7th consecutive) best month ever since the creation of Linux Mint.
* The overall income is up 10%.
* Our user base is the second largest in the desktop Linux market.
* The community support is outstanding: 105 people donated last month for a total of $2951 and our sponsors raised $481.9.
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