Monthly Stats – May 2009

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:

    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:

    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.