Monthly Stats – February 2011

Written by Clem on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 @ 7:25 am | Main Topics

Donations & Sponsorships:

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

Donors:

  • $300 (4th donation), Ian M. aka “bcc4foss
  • $100, Trevor H.
  • $79.2 (5th donation), Orlando M. M.
  • $66, Chris S.
  • $66, Gerhard W.
  • $66, Joan E. M.
  • $66, Joerg H.
  • $66, Ilkka M.
  • $52.8 (2nd donation), Rafael G. V.
  • $50 (15th donation), Pete Molina aka “pmolina”
  • $50 (2nd donation), Carl G.
  • $50 (2nd donation), Sigbjorn S.
  • $50, William S.
  • $50, Charles H. aka “Thanks Chattr and Gingerbread-Man
  • $50, Russell R.
  • $50, Timothy R.
  • $50, George C.
  • $45, William D.
  • $39.6 (4th donation), Laurent P.
  • $39.6, Pavol Duris aka “pavuk”
  • $39.6, Rufus
  • $33, Sander T.
  • $33, J F. C.
  • $33, Markus G.
  • $33, Kai P.
  • $30 (8th donation), Antonio M. aka “Rob Brill’s book-keeper”
  • $30 (3rd donation), Avery W. aka “willie42”
  • $30, Stephen L.
  • $26.4 (17th donation), Manuel F.
  • $26.4 (12th donation), Olli K.
  • $26.4 (2nd donation), Joe U. aka “Leit
  • $26.4, Michiel M.
  • $26.4, Robert N.
  • $26.4, Fabio C.
  • $26.4, Gareth C.
  • $25 (7th donation), Jay Stewart aka “jag1182”
  • $25 (5th donation), Kenny Hendrick aka “NprComputers
  • $25 (4th donation), tommy_b
  • $25 (4th donation), Kamal aka “anim8”
  • $25 (3rd donation), Anthony F H.
  • $25 (2nd donation), scott_n aka “3dBeef”
  • $25 (2nd donation), Anders K.
  • $25 (2nd donation), Isaac Luria
  • $25, Michael R.
  • $25, John H.
  • $25, Brian Wisti
  • $25, Gerry L.
  • $25, Matthew C.
  • $24, Thomas S.
  • $20 (11th donation), Matthew M.
  • $20 (6th donation), Ludovic G. aka “Lewdsquirrel”
  • $20 (2nd donation), Doug Berch
  • $20 (2nd donation), Ian M.
  • $20, WakeHost
  • $20, Denis L.
  • $20, Špiro T.
  • $20, James C.
  • $20, Juergen G.
  • $20, Bruce N.
  • $20, Wayne C.
  • $20, Darin B.
  • $19.8 (5th donation), Michael Krusch aka “MAD”
  • $19.8, Johannes H.
  • $19.8, Hendrik G.
  • $19.8, Jean-noël T.
  • $19.8, Pierre M. (2nd contribution)
  • $19, Janos M.
  • $15 (8th donation), Antonio M. aka “Rob Brill’s book-keeper”
  • $15 (4th donation), Jun Q.
  • $15 (2nd donation), Anthony L.
  • $15 (2nd donation), Adriano R. aka “drr00t”
  • $15, Armando C.
  • $14.66, Thomas W.
  • $13.2, Patrick D.
  • $13.2, Bo J.
  • $13.2, Ekhi Z.
  • $13.2, Henric N.
  • $13.2, Frank R.
  • $12.46 (3rd donation), Crefelean Nicolae aka “kneekoo
  • $10 (7th donation), William S. aka “Supergoo”
  • $10 (5th donation), Nobutoshi K. aka “founcid”
  • $10 (4th donation), Craig Stock aka “craig10x”
  • $10 (2nd donation), Ralf H.
  • $10 (2nd donation), Matthew C.
  • $10 (2nd donation), Anonymous
  • $10 (2nd donation), Kiril Sotirov
  • $10 (2nd donation), Ian W. aka “Wiggy25”
  • $10, Manuel W.
  • $10, David G.
  • $10, Adauto G. D. C.
  • $10, Stephen N.
  • $10, Curtis M.
  • $10, WebpageFX
  • $10, Mitch W.
  • $10, Itoi H. aka “kibidango
  • $10, Cosmin M. Stroe
  • $10, Cristiano S.
  • $10, Vicente B. M.
  • $10, Gabriele C.
  • $10, Frants C.
  • $10, Anthony G.
  • $10, Adam K.
  • $10, Sticker Mule
  • $10, Kenneth N.
  • $10, Goran A.
  • $10, Neal Technical Services
  • $7.92 (3rd donation), Kevin D.
  • $6.6 (2nd donation), Stoyan
  • $6.6 (2nd donation), Siniša M.
  • $6.6 (2nd donation), Sven B.
  • $6.6 (2nd donation), Maurice P.
  • $6.6 (2nd donation), Marcin Skiba aka “marcinski”
  • $6.6 (2nd donation), Michael Klitschka
  • $6.6, Manolis aka “P.
  • $6.6, Carlos A. H.
  • $6.6, Krzysztof S.
  • $6.6, Mark Boadey aka “Drizz
  • $6.6, Lorenzo B.
  • $6.6, MF
  • $5.12, Marcus W.
  • $5 (7th donation), Inga Muste aka “TokRa
  • $5 (5th donation), Michael Gstettenbauer
  • $5 (4th donation), Justin Peterson
  • $5 (4th donation), Miljenko D.
  • $5 (2nd donation), Kelley J.
  • $5 (2nd donation), Mark F.
  • $5, Performance by Design aka “Autocrosser @ Mint Debian Forums”
  • $5, Richard D. E.
  • $5, Michael C.
  • $5, Cyprus Property aka “Paphos Properties
  • $5, Gregory A. aka “Change Family Provision ACT
  • $5, Matthew E.
  • $5, Adauto G. D. C.
  • $5, Luís M. B. L.
  • $5, Alan T.
  • $5, Emil S.
  • $5, Алексей Засорин aka “Axel”
  • $5, Juan M. O.
  • $4 (6th donation), Paul B. aka “Dude”
  • $4, John D.
  • $3.96 (5th donation), Ulf S. aka “MonteDrago”
  • $3.92, Bojan Kopanja
  • $3 (12th donation), Savant B.D.
  • $3, Gerrit Pannek aka “Nold
  • $3, Anh Nguyen Tuan aka “tradaonline”
  • $3, Bhupendra Kumar Singh aka “B K Singh”
  • $2 (5th donation), Web softwares
  • $2, StuzzHosting.com
  • $2, Andrius M.
  • $2, Cristian G.
  • $1 (10th donation), Kay Pee Jewelers
  • $1, Felipe F. D. L.
  • $1, Manoj Devdas Prabhu
  • $1, Bård A. G. aka “Bagge”
  • $1, Stuart M.

Sponsors:

Money raised in February:

* Donations: $3200.84 (155 donors)
* Sponsors: $943.5 (102 sponsors)

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

User Stats:

Repartition of Linux Mint users across releases:

  • Linux Mint 10 Julia: 48.77%
  • Linux Mint 9 Isadora LTS: 26.43%
  • Linux Mint 7 Gloria: 8.15%
  • Linux Mint 8 Helena: 6.35%
  • LMDE: 6.11%
  • Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna: 2.02%
  • Linux Mint 6 Felicia: 1.38%
  • Linux Mint 5 Elyssa LTS: 0.85%

Web Stats:

  • Visits: 2,589,386
  • Unique views: 3,297,535
  • Pageviews: 4,222,245
  • Page impressions: 2,310,828
  • Search queries: 7,422,610
  • Forum users: 44,216
  • Forum posts: 373,257

Rankings:

  • Distrowatch (popularity ranking): 1671 (2nd)
  • Distrowatch (traffic share): 4.4% (2nd)
  • Alexa (website ranking): 15,400th

Events:

Summary:

  • We had three releases in February, but it’s within the team and the project that things changed a lot. We now have Ikey Doherty working full time for us, and we signed a very important partnership with eUKhost.
  • The partnership allowed us to migrate our forums and community website to a 16GB RAM server. We’re planning to migrate the main website this week. These migrations make our websites more responsive and more reliable, and they also free other servers for development and testing.
  • Ikey focused on triaging the bugs on Launchpad and reduced the number of “new” bugs from 450 to 0. Bugs will be processed on a daily basis to keep this number as low as possible and behind the triaging, we’ll implement and release fixes often as well to reduce the number of overall “open” bugs.
  • Development is ongoing on Linux Mint 11, and an upcoming switch to LMDE for the Fluxbox edition.
  • Our monthly stats (donations, sponsorships, traffic, advertising) seem low when compared to other months. Considering February comes with only 28 days and looking at our average daily income, we’re actually up 2.2% and doing better than ever before. Once more we’re happy to report that last month was our best month since the foundation of the project.

9 Responses to “Monthly Stats – February 2011”

  1. Peter Beattie says:

    Congratulations on your well-deserved success! 🙂

  2. kvv says:

    reduced the number of “new” bugs from 450 to 0
    Great job Ikey! 🙂

    an upcoming switch to LMDE for the Fluxbox edition
    Debian Testing + fluxbox will be brilliant. But please let the main version remain Ubuntu based.

    You haven’t given the statistics of LMDE.

  3. daemox says:

    I’m happy to hear about the reduction of new (and overall) bugs as a result of Ikey Doherty’s hiring and congrats on your continued and well-earned success!

  4. GR says:

    Delighted to hear that fluxbox will be based on LMDE! Keep up the good work 🙂

  5. Juan Matías Olmos says:

    Me alegro ver que las cosas vayan mejorando cada vez más!
    No me arrepiento de los 5 dólares donados! Jaja!
    Sigan adelante…

  6. Luis Giardino says:

    hello, because don´t create a package to install the kde to my julia, i like the 2 desktops and show it to my friends, and installig the kde or kubuntu desktop is not the same.
    thanks

  7. lina says:

    Thank you very much for such a nice distro )) I’ve installed it on my netbook recently and it works really nice)) Since then I prefer mint’s netbook to macbook!

  8. Easter Island says:

    Great iniciative!

  9. Steve L says:

    The Mint support staff rocks.


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