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Sparky news 2021/01

The second monthly Sparky project and donate report of 2021:
– Linux kernel updated up to version 5.10.12 & 5.11-rc5
– added to repos: DeepL-Linux Client, Trible bittorrent client, SteamTinkerLaunch

Do you think about a Sparky repo mirror server in your location?
What you need is:
– a fully managed vps with hard/ssd disk >= 20GB
– RAM >= 512MB
– CPU >= 1
– ssh access
– Debian 9/10 (preferred) or Ubuntu 18.04/20.04 or CentOS 7/8 preinstalled
– monthly bandwidth > 500GB
– one IP4 address
– NS record to redirect a new repo subdomain to
Let me know via the contact form if you could provide a VPS to Sparky repo mirror, please. I could set it up for you.

* Thank all of you very much, but unfortunately we did not found exact amount to the server, as well as to life 🙁
We paid for the server taking missing amount from the life part, which in January is less than half. Now we under a minimum line of we need 🙁
We can not count on subsidies from our countru, because we do not run a business – only in you hope.
Please help us to survive the hard times – Linuxinarze, SparkyLinux, ArchiveOS and SoftMania are only our work and source of income – without you we will not make it.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in February too, please.

* Bardzo dziękujemy wszystkim darczyńcom, ale niestety nie udało nam się uzbierać całej kwoty na serwer, jak również na życie 🙁
Opłaciliśmy serwer dopłacając z pieniądzy na życie, których w styczniu uzbieraliśmy niespełna połowę. Teraz jesteśmy na minusie 🙁
Nie możemy liczyć na dotacje od naszego Państwa, bo nie prowadzimy działalności – jedynie w Was nadzieja.
Pomóżcie przetrwać nam ciężkie czasy – Linuxiarze, SparkyLinux, ArchiveOs oraz SoftMania to nasza jedyna praca i źródło utrzymania – bez Was nie damy rady.

Country
Supporter
Amount
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Neal B.
$ 2
World
Mitchel V.
$ 10
Germany
Olaf T.
€ 10
Poland
Aleksander S.
PLN 260
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 75
Poland
Robert C.
PLN 100
Poland
Barbara Z.
PLN 50
World
Michael L.
€ 5
World
Nicholas F.
€ 10.75
Poland
Andrzej M.
PLN 5
Poland
Ryszard K.
PLN 25
World
Rudolf L.
€ 10
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
Poland
Piotr M.
€ 25
World
Alexander F.
€ 10
Poland
Krzysztof P.
PLN 50
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
World
Jorg S.
€ 5
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 20
Poland
Witold Ś.
PLN 50
Poland
Maria B.
PLN 50
France
Aymeric L.
€ 10
Poland
Arkadiusz G.
PLN 20
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
World
Michael C.
€ 20
Poland
Dariusz B.
PLN 50
World
Christian F.
€ 10
Poland
Karol N.
PLN 200
Germany
Wolfgang L.
€ 12
World
Ralf A.
€ 10
Total:
49%
+30% to VPS (85% in total)
€ 149.41
PLN 1065
$ 37

* Keep in mind that some amounts coming to us will be reduced by commissions for online payment services. Only direct sending donations to our bank account will be credited in full.

* Miej na uwadze, że kwota, którą przekażesz nam poprzez system płatności on-line zostanie pomniejszona o prowizję dla pośrednika. W całości wpłynie tylko ta, która zostanie przesłana bezpośrednio na nasze konto bankowe.

Sparky news 2020/12

The 12th monthly Sparky project and donate report of 2020:
• Linux kernel updated up to version 5.10.4 & 5.11-rc1
• Sparky 2020.12 of the rolling line released
• Sparky 2020.12 Special Editions: GameOver, Multimedia & Rescue released
• added to repos: Pogo audio player, Zettlr markdown editor, Rescuezilla, Cozy audiobook player

Many thanks to all of you for supporting our open-source projects, specially in this difficult days. Your donations help keeping them alive.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in January too, please.

Special thanks go to all of you, for sending extra money to the VPS too.

As you known, the January is the second and the last month we try to collect extra donations to pay a bill of our VPS. We alredy recived 55% of our need (PLN 1500) in the December 2020, so we still be trying to collect missing 45% in the January. The deadline is on the end of January 2021, so consider an extra, small donation to the VPS, please.

Happy New 2021 Year!

Country
Supporter
Amount
Poland
Andrzej K.
PLN 15
Poland
Andrzej K.
PLN 20
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
Germany
Olaf T.
€ 10
Poland
Andrzej T.
PLN 100
Germany
Wolfgang L.
€ 24
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 50
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Carlos F.
$ 15
World
Neal B.
$ 2
World
Mitchel V.
$ 10
Germany
Thomas B.
€ 15
Italy
Paolo R.
PLN 446.39
World
William S.
€ 60
World
Peter M.
€ 25
World
Simone M.
€ 10
Poland
Andrzej M.
PLN 5
Poland
Andrzej K.
PLN 50
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 5
Poland
Hubert S.
PLN 200
Poland
Andrzej R.
PLN 30
Poland
Marek S.
PLN 10
World
Rudolf L.
€ 10
Germany
Alexander F.
€ 10
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
Sweden
Bernt A.
€ 50
France
Armel R.
€ 40
Poland
Tomasz P.
PLN 50
France
Aymeric L.
€ 85
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
World
Jaime S.
€ 3
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 10
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 4.20
Germany
Jorg S.
€ 5
Poland
Damian G.
PLN 30
Poland
Jerzy R.
PLN 18
World
William T.
€ 20
Poland
Bartłomiej P.
PLN 35
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
World
Ralf A.
€ 15
Poland
Władysław K.
PLN 20
Poland
Jan K.
PLN 300
Poland
Dariusz T.
PLN 30
Poland
Wojciech H.
PLN 1
World
Petr U.
€ 15
Total:
90% (+ 55% to VPS)
€ 408.66
PLN 1539.59
$ 52

* Keep in mind that some amounts coming to us will be reduced by commissions for online payment services. Only direct sending donations to our bank account will be credited in full.

* Miej na uwadze, że kwota, którą przekażesz nam poprzez system płatności on-line zostanie pomniejszona o prowizję dla pośrednika. W całości wpłynie tylko ta, która zostanie przesłana bezpośrednio na nasze konto bankowe.

2020 annual payment of our server

DonateThe annual payment day for our server is coming.

We know that the situation is very difficult for all of us, because the virus paralyzes not only our bodies, and businesses too, but if you are in a position to help us, please support us – without your support we will not be able to keep it running, because we only exist thanks to you.

Until January 31, 2021 we have to collect and pay for our server 1500 PLN/360 Euros/430 USD plus min. 2600 PLN/~620 Euros/~ 740 USD for our monthly bills, such as: electricity, gas, water, internet, domains, expenses related to improving the functionality of websites, small computer equipment that wears out constantly (memory, pen drives, mice, batteries, etc. …), fuel, as well as rent, food, drugs and immortal taxes.

This is a bigger amount than usual, so we start collecting today. If we do not pay – we could disappear from the network, but we believe, with your help, we will be able to do it.

There are 2 collection progress bars will appear on the website.
The first bar for monthly support, and the second one for the collection to the server, so add a note: support and/or collection to the server, as a message to your donation, please. The amounts without a note will be transferred equally (in half) to both collections.

Unfortunately, better times we know before the Coronavirus have not returned yet, and there are no signs that they will come back soon, so we would like to collect the minimum national wage every month; from January 2021 it is PLN 2,800/~670 €/~800 USD.

Linuxiarze, SparkyLinux, ArchiveOS and SoftMania is our only job we have and our only source of income. The two of us only live off your monthly support and small advertising incomes. It’s not possible to survive in the Polish capital having small income from the adds, so your support is very important to us.

Anyway, if any of you have something interesting for us to offer – we are open to cooperation.

We wholeheartedly thank you for your support, which is, as always, invaluable.
Thanks to people like you, we have the power to create and continue to operate.

Visit the donation page to find out how to send a donation.

Stay healthy.
Aneta and Paweł

Sparky news 2020/11

The 11th monthly Sparky project and donate report of 2020:

• Linux kernel updated up to version 5.9.11 & 5.10-rc6
• Sparky 5.13 “Nibiru” of the stable line released
• VMware Workstation Sparky’s Installer updated up to version VMware 16.x & put some fixes; it it available from APTus & APTus AppCenter; works on Sparky stable and oldstable only
• added to repos: LazPaint graphics editor, Nyxt web browser, Slimjet web browser, Simplest Studio audio editor

Many thanks to all of you for supporting our open-source projects, specially in this difficult days. Your donations help keeping them alive.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in December too, please.

Country
Supporter
Amount
Poland
Krzysztof Ś.
PLN 200
Germany
Olaf T.
€ 20
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
John C.
$ 5
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Carlos F.
$ 15
World
Neal B.
$ 2
Poland
Andrzej T.
PLN 100
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 50
United Kingdom
Anthony M.
€ 12
Poland
Władysław K.
PLN 10
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
Poland
Marek B.
PLN 10
Germany
Alexander F.
€ 10
World
Rudolf L.
€ 10
Poland
Paweł S.
PLN 44.44
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 10
Poland
Bartłomiej P.
PLN 25
Germany
Jorg S.
€ 5
World
Aymeric L.
€ 10
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
Italy
Paolo R.
PLN 447.82
Germany
Ralf A.
€ 15
Poland
Norbert M.
PLN 50
World
Kiss L.
€ 5
USA
Ryan S.
€ 20
Poland
Rafał L.
PLN 100
Poland
Wojciech H.
PLN 1
Poland
Mieczysław K.
PLN 10
France
Ou P.
€ 100
Total:
85%
€ 218.66
PLN 1168.26
$ 47

* Keep in mind that some amounts coming to us will be reduced by commissions for online payment services. Only direct sending donations to our bank account will be credited in full.

* Miej na uwadze, że kwota, którą przekażesz nam poprzez system płatności on-line zostanie pomniejszona o prowizję dla pośrednika. W całości wpłynie tylko ta, która zostanie przesłana bezpośrednio na nasze konto bankowe.

Sparky news 2020/10

The 10th monthly Sparky project and donation report of 2020:
• Linux kernel updated up to version 5.9.2 & 5.10-rc1
• Sparky 4.13 “Tyche” of the oldstable line released
• Sparky ‘oldstable’, ‘stable’ & ‘testing’ repos removed; use ‘tyche’, ‘nibiru’ or ‘potolo’ instead
• Added to repos: MellowPlayer, Boostnote, FFQueue, Hiero
• Added to APTus & APTus AppCenter configuration of UKUI desktop (Sparky 6 only) & XanMod Linux Kernel Installer (Sparky 6 amd64 only)

Many thanks to all of you for supporting our open-source projects, specially in this difficult days. Your donations help keeping them alive.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in November too, please.

Country
Supporter
Amount
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
Poland
Andrzej T.
PLN 100
Germany
Olaf T.
€ 10
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 50
Poland
Paweł S.
PLN 52.42
World
Magnus F.
€ 50
Poland
Robert C.
PLN 50
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
John C.
$ 5
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Carlos F.
$ 15
Italy
Girolamo S.
€ 5
Netherlands
Sjoerd S.
€ 50
Poland
Andrzej M.
PLN 5
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
World
Rudolf L.
€ 10
Poland
Marek B.
PLN 10
Poland
Władysław K.
PLN 20
Germany
Alexander F.
€ 10
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 10
Germany
Jorg S.
€ 5
Poland
Bartłomiej P.
PLN 30
World
Aymeric L.
€ 10
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
World
Mary L.
€ 3.86
USA
Ryans Products LLC
€ 20
Italy
Paolo R.
PLN 457.62
Germany
Ralf A.
€ 15
Germany
Wolfgang L.
€ 12
Latvia
Eduards J.
€ 12
Poland
Wojciech H.
PLN 1
Total:
76%
€ 224.52
PLN 896.04
$45

* Keep in mind that some amounts coming to us will be reduced by commissions for online payment services. Only direct sending donations to our bank account will be credited in full.

* Miej na uwadze, że kwota, którą przekażesz nam poprzez system płatności on-line zostanie pomniejszona o prowizję dla pośrednika. W całości wpłynie tylko ta, która zostanie przesłana bezpośrednio na nasze konto bankowe.

Sparky news 2020/09

The 9th monthly Sparky project and donate report of 2020:

• Linux kernel updated up to version 5.8.12 & 5.9-rc5
• added to repos: Browsh, Ciano, Brackets, Cherrytree
• Sparky 2020.09 of the rolling line released
• there is a new Sparky community group created on Reddit: reddit.com/r/SparkyLinux/

Many thanks to all of you for supporting our open-source projects, specially in this difficult days. Your donations help keeping them alive.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in October too, please 🙂

Country
Supporter
Amount
World
Bjorn H.
€ 10
World
Olaf T.
€ 10
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
Poland
Robert C.
PLN 50
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
John C.
$ 5
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Carlos F.
$ 15
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 50
Poland
Andrzej T.
PLN 100
Spain
Carole B.
€ 50
Poland
Paweł S.
PLN 55.45
Poland
Robert S.
PLN 40
Poland
Marek B.
PLN 10
World
Alejandro Q.
€ 5
World
Alexander F.
€ 10
World
Rudolf L.
€ 10
Poland
Krzyszfof Ś.
PLN 40
World
Peter D.
€ 31
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
Germany
No name.
€ 10
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
Italy
Paolo R.
€ 105
Netherlands
Sjoerd S.
€ 50
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 10
Germany
Jorg S.
€ 5
World
Aymeric L.
€ 10
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
Germany
Ralf A.
€ 15
Estonia
John
€ 17.58
Germany
Wolfgang L.
€ 12
Poland
Wojciech H.
PLN 1
Total:
81%
€ 362.24
PLN 466.45
$ 45

* Keep in mind that some amounts coming to us will be reduced by commissions for online payment services. Only direct sending donations to our bank account will be credited in full.

* Miej na uwadze, że kwota, którą przekażesz nam poprzez system płatności on-line zostanie pomniejszona o prowizję dla pośrednika. W całości wpłynie tylko ta, która zostanie przesłana bezpośrednio na nasze konto bankowe.

August 2020 donation report

Many thanks to all of you for supporting our open-source projects, specially in this difficult days. Your donations help keeping them alive.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in September too, please 🙂

Country
Supporter
Amount
World
Ben J.
€ 10
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
John C.
$ 5
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Carlos F.
$ 15
Poland
Grzegorz K.
PLN 20
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
Poland
Andrzej T.
PLN 100
Germany
Olaf T.
€ 10
Italy
Palma D.
€ 7
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 50
Poland
Andrzej M.
PLN 5
Switzerland
Rudolf L.
€ 10
World
Marc G.
€ 100
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
Poland
Grzegorz O.
PLN 200
Poland
Marek B.
PLN 10
Poland
Robert C.
PLN 50
Poland
Michał K.
PLN 29
Germany
Alexander F.
€ 10
World
Bjorn H.
€ 10
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
Poland
Bartłomiej P.
PLN 25
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
Poland
Paweł S.
PLN 59.47
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 20
Germany
Jorg S.
€ 5
Poland
Sebastian K.
€ 5
France
Aymeric L.
€ 10
Poland
Paweł W.
PLN 5
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
Germany
Ralf A.
€ 15
USA
Ryans Products LLC
€ 25
Canada
Eden A.
€ 25
Germany
Wolfgang L.
€ 12
Poland
Wojciech H.
PLN 1
Total:
74 %
€ 265.66
PLN 684.47
$ 45

* Keep in mind that some amounts coming to us will be reduced by commissions for online payment services. Only direct sending donations to our bank account will be credited in full.

* Miej na uwadze, że kwota, którą przekażesz nam poprzez system płatności on-line zostanie pomniejszona o prowizję dla pośrednika. W całości wpłynie tylko ta, która zostanie przesłana bezpośrednio na nasze konto bankowe.

July 2020 donation report

Many thanks to all of you for supporting our open-source projects, specially in this difficult days. Your donations help keeping them alive.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in August too, please 🙂

Country
Supporter
Amount
Germany
Olaf T.
€ 10
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
John C.
$ 5
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Carlos F.
$ 15
Poland
Adam P.
PLN 20
Poland
Andrzej T.
PLN 100
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 50
Poland
Tomasz H.
PLN 33
Poland
Robert C.
PLN 100
Germany
Torsten R.
€ 50
World
Rudolf L.
€ 10
Poland
Marek S.
PLN 10
Germany
Alexander F.
€ 10
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
Germany
Antony J.
€ 10
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 10
Germany
Jorg S.
€ 5
Poland
Grzegorz J.
PLN 25
Poland
Andrzej K.
PLN 50
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 50
Germany
Ralf A.
€ 15
Poland
Paweł W.
PLN 5
Poland
Bartłomiej P.
PLN 25
France
Aymeric L.
€ 10
World
Hugh D.
€ 15
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
Poland
Grzegorz T.
PLN 100
Germany
Eric H.
€ 25
Germany
Wolfgang L.
€ 12
Germany
Gerhard B.
€ 50
Germany
No name
€ 20
Poland
Wojciech H.
PLN 1
World
David M.
€ 30
Total:
77%
€ 283.66
PLN 689
$ 45

* Keep in mind that some amounts coming to us will be reduced by commissions for online payment services. Only direct sending donations to our bank account will be credited in full.

* Miej na uwadze, że kwota, którą przekażesz nam poprzez system płatności on-line zostanie pomniejszona o prowizję dla pośrednika. W całości wpłynie tylko ta, która zostanie przesłana bezpośrednio na nasze konto bankowe.

June 2020 donation report

Many thanks to all of you for supporting our open-source projects, specially in this difficult days. Your donations help keeping them alive.

Unfortunately, we were not able to collect all the amount we needed for this month, but we thank all of you very much for your support.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in July too, please 🙂

Country
Supporter
Amount
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 7
Poland
Wojciech H.
PLN 2
Poland
Andrzej T.
PLN 100
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
USA
Ben J.
€ 4.5
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 50
Poland
Robert C.
PLN 100
Poland
Karol N.
PLN 120
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
John C.
$ 5
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Carlos F.
$ 15
Germany
Wilm S.
€ 20
Germany
Bernhard N.
€ 10
France
Sebastien M.
€ 10
United Kingdom
Rudolf L.
€ 10
World
Luis J.
€ 5
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
Poland
Andrzej M.
PLN 5
Poland
Marek B.
PLN 10
Poland
Artur A.
PLN 35
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
Poland
Grzegorz S.
PLN 50
Germany
Alexander F.
€ 10
Germany
Antony J.
€ 10
Germany
Jorg S.
€ 5
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 10
Poland
Bartłomiej P.
PLN 15
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
World
Aymeric L.
€ 10
Poland
Paweł W.
PLN 5
Poland
Jacek B.
PLN 15
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
World
The Sailor
€ 50
USA
Andrew W.
€ 25
USA
Ryans Products LLC
€ 25
World
Daniel H.
€ 5
Germany
Ralf A.
€ 15
Germany
Manfred C.
€ 31.18
Germany
Wolfgang L.
€ 12
World
Volodymyr S.
€ 4.5
Spain
Marcelo A.
€ 19.37
Total:
€ 293.21
PLN 634
$ 45

* Keep in mind that some amounts coming to us will be reduced by commissions for online payment services. Only direct sending donations to our bank account will be credited in full.

* Miej na uwadze, że kwota, którą przekażesz nam poprzez system płatności on-line zostanie pomniejszona o prowizję dla pośrednika. W całości wpłynie tylko ta, która zostanie przesłana bezpośrednio na nasze konto bankowe.

May 2020 donation report

Many thanks to all of you for supporting our open-source projects, specially in this difficult days. Your donations help keeping them alive.

Don’t forget to send a small tip in June too, please 🙂

Country
Supporter
Amount
World
Jason A.
€ 20
Germany
Olaf T.
€ 10
Poland
Krzysztof M.
PLN 50
Poland
Norbert M.
PLN 50
World
Gernot P.
$ 10
World
John C.
$ 5
World
Tom C.
$ 15
World
Carlos F.
$ 10
World
Lars G.
€ 20
Netherlands
Rodrigo C.A.
€ 10
Spain
Fernando F.
€ 10
World
Rudolf L.
€ 10
World
Karl A.
€ 1.66
World
Robert H.
€ 10
Poland
Bartłomiej P.
PLN 35
Poland
Marek B.
PLN 10
Germany
Alexander F.
€ 10
Germany
Gerhard B.
€ 100
Poland
Jacek P.
PLN 10
Poland
Robert C.
PLN 50
Poland
Damian M.
PLN 25
Poland
Stanisław G.
PLN 20
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 40
Poland
Andrzej P.
PLN 10
Germany
Jorg S.
€ 5
World
William S.
€ 70
World
Alexandre V.
€ 2
France
Aymeric L.
€ 10
World
Yvan G.
€ 10
Poland
Krzysztof S.
PLN 50
Poland
Jacek G.
PLN 100
Poland
Bartosz S.
PLN 50
World
Bob H.
€ 20
Poland
Dariusz M.
€ 10
Poland
Szymon S.
PLN 20
Poland
Andrzej T.
PLN 100
Germany
Wolfgang L.
€ 12
World
Lars G.
€ 25
World
John P.
€ 20
Germany
Hendrik P.
€ 10
Total:
€ 395.66
PLN 620
$ 40

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