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Distro Developers Need Dollars!

Nov 14, 2010, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)

[ Thanks to Jim Lynch for this link. ]

"These are hard times, and a lot of people are hurting financially. Jobs and money are hard to come by, and many folks are just getting by. It turns out that even your favorite distro developers could use a few bucks to help them keep churning out new & updated distros for desktop use.

"I write a lot of distro reviews, as you can imagine, and I often see distro developers soliciting donations to help support their work. As you may already know, an enormous amount of work goes into developing the desktop distros that we all know and love. It takes a lot of time, effort and energy to maintain and improve a Linux distribution.

"So I thought I'd take this opportunity to discuss why it makes sense to financially help your favorite distro developers. The first page of this column shows why it's a good idea to contribute to your favorite distro developers, and the second page has a list of distro donation links that you can use to make contributions."

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