Distro Developers Need Dollars!
Nov 14, 2010, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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
"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