Joined: 16 Apr 2002
|Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2002 2:57 pm Post subject: [gentoo-announce] Gentoo usage statistics
|Maik Schreiber wrote: |
|Fellow Gentoo users,
In an attempt to help Gentoo developers find out more about their user
base, I've set up a statistics web site at http://gentoo.iq-computing.de
Please note that we desperately need more volunteering machines
participating in this survey. Of course, participation is entirely
optional and free.
To participate, you need to install a little client software that
regularly transmits information about your machine to our servers.
Installing this client is really easy:
After installation, you will need to obtain a system ID for your machine.
To do so, simply run "gentoo-stats --new" (without quotes). As soon as
you've done with that, you should set up a cronjob that runs the client in
regular intervals. ("gentoo-stats --new" will print out information to
help you with that.)
As is described at http://gentoo.iq-computing.de, we really _do_ respect
your privacy. Any information that gets transmitted is totally anonymous
and cannot be backtracked to you.
Thanks for helping us making Gentoo better.
Maik Schreiber, Gentoo developer
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