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Donors and goals
We support opensource and any money raised will go towards opensource developers as well as Ubuntu Budgie itself. Discover our loyal donors and our platinum donors: click here!
Full Transparency is our goal! Patreon donations will be made visible on confirmation of the donation received at the beginning of the next month. Paypal donations will appear ASAP after the donation is received
We mainly invest your donations to provide you a better product. We also would love to give back something to our loyal developers and pay bills, of course. Ubuntu Budgie puts you, our community, in the spotlight.
Full Transparency is our goal – how your donations are used. Patreon donations will be made visible on confirmation of the donation received at the beginning of the next month. Paypal donations will appear ASAP after the donation is received. To Date your donations have helped to fund the following:
- Purchase of the budgie-remix.org URL for one year (2016)
- Purchase of the ubuntubudgie.org URL for one year (2016)
- budgie-remix.org one year extension (2017)
- ubuntubudgie.org one year extension - fully funded
Longterm Goal: LTS Status. From 18.04 Long-term-support is an option that Ubuntu Budgie would love to provide to all of its users. To be able to-do this we need to commit to a financially sound 3 year model - that is - be able to commit to support for three years or more. To meet this goal we need to wrap costs for 2018, 2019 and 2020 as part of this goal.
- Expected costs for 2018 - fully funded
- Expected costs for 2019 - fully funded
- Expected costs for 2020 - fully funded
HiDPI (Retina) Support: Many of you have requested HiDPI support. None of the team has such a high-resolution Monitor to test and develop against. As a goal we would like to either purchase a monitor or hopefully acquire such a device through a wonderful donor. - not fundedWe want to give back to the following developers:
- Pinguy who made 16.04 budgie-remix possible - partially funded
- Solus community - who made budgie-desktop - currently not funded
- GNOME foundation- currently not funded