Monthly stats – September 2009

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:

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:

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.