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VIP Membership - The UNIX and Linux Forums - Get Your UNIX.COM Email Address Here

We work hard to make The UNIX and Linux Forums one of the best UNIX and Linux knowledge sources on the net. The site is certainly one of the top UNIX and Linux Q&A sites on the web. In order to provide certain members the best quality account services, you can now get some great extra features by becoming a VIP Member.

Please visit Patreon and select the Blue Badge sponsorship tier if you wish to have VIP member benefits and to help us create the next generation user experience at

Alternatively, if you are not interested in Patreon we offer a legacy $99.99 yearly subscription service for VIP membership . Here are the current benefits:

VIP Member benefits:
  • Members may request a Gmail address
  • VIP Member will be added to your user title
  • VIP Members will get priority forum admin support
  • Members will have access to request and track new forum features
  • Members will have more storage space for Private Messages (PMs)
  • Members can view infractions given to forum members who break the rules
  • Members get a specials forum badges depending on your Patreon sponsorship tier.
  • Access to the What's Going On? Currently Active Users area.
  • Members can request username changes.

Additional VIP Member benefits for annual subscriptions:
  • Award of 100,000 Bits
  • Patreon sponsors will be able to change user ID (user name) upon request

Who's Online Permissions
  • Can View IP Addresses
  • Can View Detailed Location Info for Users
  • Can View Detailed Location Info of Users Who Visit Bad / No Permission Locations
  • Can view actual location of user (filepath/url).

Attachment Permissions
  • Space (in bytes) that a user's total attachment usage may consume 20,000,000 (increased from 1,000,000)

Private Message Permissions
  • Maximum Stored Messages: 1000 (upgraded from 500)

User Note Permissions
  • Can View User Notes About Others
  • Can Post User Notes About Others

If you have any other features you would like to see for VIP Members, let us know.

Please note that VIP membership entitles you to priority UNIX and Linux Q&A technical support in the VIP Forum but it does not guarantee that your questions will be answered.

VIP membership give you special administrative and technical support, for example you get the ability to change your user id, combine accounts, suggest new site and VIP Member features. In addition, you can request a email Gmail account.

Also, please note that Gmail accounts should the same user id as your user id, so you must register first, if you are already a registered user.

To become a VIP Member visit and sponsor us at the Blue, Indigo or Black Badge tier.
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