Distro Developers Need Dollars!

Posted by jimlynch on Nov 12, 2010 7:43 AM EDT
Eye On Linux; By Jim Lynch
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Distro developers work hard and could use your financial support. 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.

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 Iā€™d take this opportunity to discuss why it makes sense to financially help your favorite distro developers.

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