Monthly Stats - February 2010

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Monthly Stats - February 2010

Postby clem on Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:04 am

Donations & Sponsorships:

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

Donors:

* $200, Terry Mansfield aka “tmansfield” (USA)
* $140, Hans G. (Germany)
* $71, Alfred A. (Germany)
* $60, Kitchener-Waterloo LUG (Canada) – http://www.kwlug.org
* $57, Philip D. aka “phd7″ (Ireland)
* $50 (3rd donation), Mike G. aka “subslug” (USA)
* $50 (2nd donation), Jonathan B H. (USA)
* $50, Digital Linx Hosting (Canada) – http://vpsnoc.com
* $50, Richard H. (USA)
* $50, Louis P. aka “BikeLouP” (USA)
* $50, Stephen B. (USA)
* $50, James J. (USA)
* $50, Nathan B. (USA)
* $40, Pete Molina aka “pmolina” (USA)
* $40, Rod McLaren aka “Ambertone” (Australia) – http://www.ambertone.com.au
* $35, Andrew M. (Australia)
* $35, Andreas S. (Germany)
* $35, Marcus Norrgard (Finland) – http://www.hanken.fi/staff/manorrga
* $30, James P. (United Kingdom)
* $30, Bill R. (USA)
* $28 (3rd donation), Marco R. (Italy)
* $28, Mark R. (United Kingdom)
* $28, Frank Schmidt (Germany)
* $28, Lee B. (United Kingdom)
* $28, Philippe Camus (France)
* $28, Manuel F. (Portugal)
* $28, Sven B. (Sweden)
* $25, Aleksander S. (Norway)
* $25, Peter B. (Australia)
* $25, Brad Little aka “thelynx” (United Arab Emirates)
* $25, Norman H. (USA)
* $25, Tony R. aka “tonyric” (USA) – http://www.ournuthut.net
* $25, Jens K. (Germany)
* $25, Happy Nerds Workshop (USA)
* $25, Glenn W. (Canada)
* $25, Steve T. (Canada)
* $21 (2nd donation), Antonio Gemelli aka “Antowen” (Italy)
* $21, Francisco C. C. (Spain)
* $21, Jose Luis S. M. (Sweden)
* $21, Michael Krusch aka “MAD” (Germany)
* $21, Hugh Crooke (United Kingdom)
* $20, Edward H. (USA)
* $20, Ludovic G. aka “Lewdsquirrel” (Canada)
* $20, Sergio T. (USA)
* $20, Jene W. (USA)
* $20, David T. (USA)
* $20, Bernardo Dias (Brazil)
* $20, Peter C. (United Kingdom)
* $20, Anthony S. (USA)
* $20, Danielle S. (USA)
* $20, David Tomlin (USA)
* $20, Terry D. (Australia)
* $20, Richard L. (United Kingdom)
* $20, Anthony D. (United Kingdom)
* $20, Mark E. aka “engram” (USA)
* $20, Barry W. (USA)
* $20, Samuel L. (USA)
* $20, Anthony B. (USA)
* $20, Beom K. (Australia)
* $15, Darren K. (United Kingdom)
* $15, Jacques St-O. (Canada)
* $15, Darryl S. (USA)
* $15, Slavoljub M. (Norway)
* $15, Tobias S. (Germany)
* $14, David Holstein (United Kingdom) – http://www.davyhulme.net
* $14, Kevin Dermott (United Kingdom)
* $14, Thomas S. (Austria)
* $14, Michel A. (France)
* $14, Antonis M. (Greece)
* $14, Uwe M. (Germany)
* $14, Emil Pavlov aka “emil_pavlov” (Bulgaria)
* $14, Frank Dominik L. (Germany)
* $10, D.Snyder aka “capt” (USA)
* $10, Michael N. (USA)
* $10, Salim Farah aka “Verix” (USA)
* $10, Trey H. aka “Ubuntaur” (USA)
* $10, Barron R. (USA)
* $10, Alexander G. (USA)
* $10, Paul V. (Canada)
* $10, Apollo V. Melo aka “teflashfire” (USA) – http://militarylinuxusers.blogspot.com
* $10, David E. (USA)
* $10, Marcus Hui (USA) – http://marcushui.blog.co.uk
* $10, Shofi A. (United Kingdom)
* $10, George R. aka “Az4×4″ (USA)
* $10, Fyodor K. (Denmark)
* $10, Desmond W. (USA)
* $7, Rienk D. (Netherlands)
* $7, Roberto T. (Italy)
* $7, Alessio C. (Italy)
* $7, Paulo Bartolomeu aka “bartmanpt” (Portugal) – http://pt.linkedin.com/in/paulobartolomeu
* $7, Michael Klitschka (Germany)
* $5, Thomas B. (USA)
* $5, Donald McL. (USA)
* $5, Eric W T. (USA)
* $5, Dennis B. (Australia)
* $5, Savant B.D. (USA) – http://www.allyourprices.com
* $5, Matt G. (USA)
* $5, Muhammad B. (Indonesia)
* $4, Jackie R. (USA)
* $3, Leo Ryan (Philippines) – http://websitesvalue.net
* $3, Salvatore D. (Italy)
* $2, Robert M. (Austria)
* $2, Dominique Lemieux (Canada)
* $1, Sylvestre Burgos aka “sylvestre” (France) – http://burgos.sourceforge.net
* $1, Stefan B. (Germany)
* $1, Rafal Kudlinski (Poland)
* $1, Rovshan P. (Azerbaijan)
* $1, Timothy G. (USA)
* $1, Michael Falk (Germany) – http://wi.uni-giessen.de

Sponsors:

* $231, R1Soft (USA) – http://www.r1soft.com/tools/linux-hot-c ... =linuxmint
* $88, Emilio A S.
* $75, John Ritchie aka “Aging Technogeek” (USA)
* $45, Linux Compatible Poker (USA) – http://www.linuxcompatiblepoker.com/
* $25, American Broadband Family of Companies (USA) – http://www.americanbroadbandservice.com/
* $22, TOPIMMOBILIEN aka “Tim” – http://www.immobilien-es.com/
* $20, Scott P. (USA)
* $20, Az Van aka “newW2″ (USA)
* $16, Dimitris C. (Greece)
* $15, Luis Cintron (USA)
* $12, Tim W. (USA)
* $11, cheap vps hosting – http://www.neosurge.com/
* $11, Gustav Holm aka “Gustav” (Sweden) – http://gustavholm.com/
* $10, worldsrealestate.net – http://www.worldsrealestate.net
* $10, Rechtsberatung, Steuerberatung, Internetrecht (Tim) aka “Tim” – http://www.rechtsundsteuerberatung.de/
* $10, Stitz Computers, LLC (USA) – http://stitzcomputers.com/
* $10, Barry’s Tickets (USA) – http://www.barrystickets.com
* $10, Anthony Gallon (New Zealand)
* $10, Brandon P.
* $10, advermedia.info – http://www.advermedia.info
* $10, Angel M. D.
* $10, Jack H. – http://www.dlxcompany.com
* $8, Attila Vecsei (Finland) – http://www.vecsei.net
* $7, Jesse Burroughs aka “JpBя” (USA)
* $7, Unixmen – http://www.unixmen.com/
* $6, Kenneth E.
* $5, Stuart C.
* $5, David Simmons (USA)
* $5, Linuxmint-FR.org (France) – http://www.linuxmint-fr.org
* $5, Sohier C.
* $5, Christopher D.
* $5, Contact lenses (Ireland) – http://www.eye-care-4u.com
* $5, J.A. Sin aka “Futari” (Spain)
* $4, Chile travel (Chile) – http://www.letsgochile.com
* $4, Ian E. aka “EchoLynx ” (USA)
* $2, Douglas T.
* $2, NVISN TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS AND CONSULTING (USA) – http://www.nvisn.com/
* $2, Joerg Dreckmann (Germany)
* $2, Ryan Lewon aka “vt102″ – http://vt102.com
* $1, Erin G.
* $1, Pokerschule – http://pokerschulen.com
* $1, Недвижимость на Кипре (Cyprus) – http://www.cyprusresaleproperties.ru
* $1, LinBoo.com – http://linboo.com/linux/mint.html
* $1, Dan Jackson aka “DanJ” (United Kingdom)
* $1, very-clever.com – http://www.very-clever.com/
* $1, Cyprus Weather (Cyprus) – http://www.mycyprusweather.com
* $1, Kevin H.
* $1, Renelou Esperanzate (Philippines)
* $1, Prasad.S.R (India) – http://saysprasad.wordpress.com/
* $1, Surf in Peace (United Kingdom) – http://www.surfinpeace.co.uk/
* $1, Jakub Jasiulewicz (Poland) – http://jasiulewicz.pl/
* $1, Alex Smith (United Kingdom) – http://alexsmith.im
* $1, Daryl J.
* $1, Frank S.
* $1, Greg Flynn (South Africa)

Money raised in February:

* Donations: $2518 (110 donors)
* Sponsors: $777 (56 sponsors)

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

User Stats:

Repartition of Linux Mint users across releases:

* Linux Mint 8 Helena: 58% (+6%)
* Linux Mint 7 Gloria: 30% (-7%)
* Linux Mint 6 Felicia: 6% (-0%)
* Linux Mint 5 Elyssa LTS: 3% (-0%)
* Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna: 2% (-0%)

Web Stats:

* Visits: 2,439,390 (+2%)
* Unique views: 3,317,827 (+3%)
* Pageviews: 4,330,486 (+3%)
* Page impressions: 1,805,045
* Search queries: 5,470,848
* Forum users: 28,078
* Forum posts: 237,158

Rankings:

* Distrowatch (popularity ranking): 1595 (3rd)
* Distrowatch (traffic share): 4.6% (2nd)
* Alexa (website ranking): 18,142

Events:

* Linux Mint 8 KDE was released: http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=1265
* Linux Mint 8 Fluxbox was released: http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=1271
* Linux Mint 8 KDE64 was released: http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=1275
* mintCast released 2 episodes of their podcast: http://mintcast.org/

Summary:

* The overall income is up again, by 3% in February. This is particularly good considering there were only 28 days that month as opposed to 31 the month before.
* Donations decreased. From $4,000 in December they’re down to $2,500 in February.
* February was a very busy month for the team. 3 stable releases were out.
* Although the most important Distrowatch indicator is down (traffic share: 4.6%), the distribution started to get more coverage in the press and in the media.
* Development started on Linux Mint 9.
* March should see the releases of the Xfce and LXDE editions.
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Re: Monthly Stats - February 2010

Postby _h_ on Sat Mar 06, 2010 1:20 pm

Pretty nice stats.

And thanks to all the donors and sponsors for funding the first and only linux distro I'll ever use. :)
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Re: Monthly Stats - February 2010

Postby yuri.debura on Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:28 am

nice thanks for sharing :)
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