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Analysis of posts to alt.os.linux.mandriva by Robert Marshall
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(stats compiled with a script by Garry Knight)


Total posts considered: 191 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Aug 31 22:25:05 2007
Latest article: Fri Sep 7 18:25:05 2007
Original articles: 24, replies: 167
Total size of posts: 509,650 bytes (497K) (0.49M)
Average 27 articles per day, 0.07 MB per day, 2,668 bytes per article
Total headers: 235 KB bodies: 261 KB
Body text - quoted: 109 KB, original: 134 KB = 55.05%, sigs: 17 KB
Total number of posters: 59, average 8,638 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 39, average 13,067 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 31

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 17
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 16
3: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 14
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 13
5: Pete ......................................... : 10
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 9
7: Unruh .............................. : 6
8: Ed Harley ................................... : 6
9: Gail Koontz ............................ : 6
10: Maurice Batey .................. : 5
11: Wes Newell ....................... : 5
12: "Peter D." ............................. : 5
13: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 4
14: SINNER <99nesorjd@gates_of_hell.invalid>....................... : 4
15: ray ........................................... : 4
16: Highland Ham ................ : 3
17: Johannes ...................................... : 3
18: Adam ................................. : 3
19: "Pete" ....................................... : 3
20: lordy ............................... : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 40
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 40
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 37
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 32
5: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 29
6: Ed Harley ................................... : 19
7: Pete ......................................... : 19
8: Gail Koontz ............................ : 16
9: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
10: Wes Newell ....................... : 13
11: Maurice Batey .................. : 13
12: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 12
13: Unruh .............................. : 12
14: "Peter D." ............................. : 11
15: ray ........................................... : 10
16: Highland Ham ................ : 10
17: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 9
18: "Pete" ....................................... : 8
19: Adam ................................. : 8
20: none .................................. : 8

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Top 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Gail Koontz ............................ : 88.91%
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 78.55%
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 74.76%
4: Wes Newell ....................... : 69.96%
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.15%
6: Jim Beard .............................. : 65.08%
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 62.71%
8: "Peter D." ............................. : 48.98%
9: Unruh .............................. : 28.85%
10: Pete ......................................... : 26.50%
11: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 25.44%

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Bottom 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Ed Harley ................................... : 8.40%
2: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 25.44%
3: Pete ......................................... : 26.50%
4: Unruh .............................. : 28.85%
5: "Peter D." ............................. : 48.98%
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 62.71%
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 65.08%
8: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.15%
9: Wes Newell ....................... : 69.96%
10: Maurice Batey .................. : 74.76%
11: Bit Twister ...................... : 78.55%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: How do I make this go away..................................... : 27
2: How much memory is optimal?.................................... : 21
3: Home Inkjet Recommendations?.................................. . : 12
4: Sharing internet connection with other local devices........... : 11
5: how do I set-up non-fb boot for new kernel?.................... : 11
6: [gvim] Missing Menu - SOLVED................................... : 11
7: Knode Index Problem........................................... . : 9
8: mkinitrd error............................................. .... : 7
9: Confusion......................................... ............. : 6
10: 2008 RC 1 ?................................................. ... : 6
11: Help: I am no longer administrator. ........................... : 5
12: Mandriva.......................................... ............. : 5
13: Disk Crash............................................. ........ : 4
14: Preferred Programs.......................................... ... : 4
15: Mandrake 2006 Official......................................... : 4
16: Installing Nvidia Driver?...................................... : 4
17: SIM card reader software....................................... : 4
18: Seagate FreeAgent USB Drive Shows rw but Reports Read Only File : 4
19: kAffeine DVB signal variation.................................. : 4
20: fuse problem........................................... ........ : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: How do I make this go away..................................... : 71
2: How much memory is optimal?.................................... : 44
3: Home Inkjet Recommendations?.................................. . : 40
4: Sharing internet connection with other local devices........... : 37
5: [gvim] Missing Menu - SOLVED................................... : 36
6: how do I set-up non-fb boot for new kernel?.................... : 30
7: Knode Index Problem........................................... . : 22
8: mkinitrd error............................................. .... : 20
9: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
10: Mandriva.......................................... ............. : 14
11: Confusion......................................... ............. : 12
12: Installing Nvidia Driver?...................................... : 11
13: 2008 RC 1 ?................................................. ... : 10
14: Disk Crash............................................. ........ : 9
15: kAffeine DVB signal variation.................................. : 9
16: SIM card reader software....................................... : 9
17: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 9
18: Seagate FreeAgent USB Drive Shows rw but Reports Read Only File : 9
19: Help: I am no longer administrator. ........................... : 8
20: Preferred Programs.......................................... ... : 6

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Top 1 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 3

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 14
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 8
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11....................................... : 8
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 7
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
6: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 3
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 2
9: G2................................................ ............. : 2
10: Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 (X11....................................... : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: slrn.............................................. ........ : 48 (25%)
2: KNode............................................. ........ : 37 (19%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11.................................. : 32 (17%)
4: Pan............................................... ........ : 23 (12%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 16 ( 8%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 7 ( 4%)
7: nn................................................ ........ : 6 ( 3%)
8: Outlook Express........................................... : 5 ( 3%)
9: Thunderbird 1.5.0.12 (X11................................. : 3 ( 2%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 3 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 84
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 40
3: +1000............................................. ............. : 16
4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 15
5: +0100............................................. ............. : 13
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 7
7: -1000.............................................. ............ : 6
8: +0200............................................. ............. : 6
9: -0600.............................................. ............ : 4

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