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TM Donation Drive, Updates

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Our donation drive has been going well with several very generous pledges. All are appreciated and are allowing me more time for tuxmachines. Ad revenue increased as visitors allowed ads for my site and that is appreciated as well. It never fails to move me at how generous the human species can be. With so much ugliness in the world today, I'm grateful everyday I belong to a community like Linux and Open Source Software.

While the drive has been going well, we're only about half what we usually average or about a one-third of what we need to just keep the connection alive for the remaining year. So, I'm going to continue the drive for a while longer and we'll see where we are next Sunday.

I know how tough the economy is all around the world, but anything you could chip in would certainly help, even a cup of coffee to keep me going on those long busy days. Please see the donation page for options or


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