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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: 158 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Sep 7 21:29:35 2007
Latest article: Fri Sep 14 20:25:02 2007
Original articles: 30, replies: 128
Total size of posts: 341,369 bytes (333K) (0.33M)
Average 22 articles per day, 0.05 MB per day, 2,160 bytes per article
Total headers: 180 KB bodies: 153 KB
Body text - quoted: 59 KB, original: 84 KB = 58.70%, sigs: 8 KB
Total number of posters: 56, average 6,095 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 41, average 8,326 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 30

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 15
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 15
3: Pete ......................................... : 10
4: ray ........................................... : 8
5: Spheric .................................... : 7
6: CharlieB ................................... : 6
7: ERACC ..................................... : 6
8: chris gareau ........................................ : 5
9: Wes Newell ....................... : 5
10: Unruh .............................. : 5
11: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 5
12: Dave Farrance ........ : 4
13: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 4
14: ArameFarpado ....................... : 4
15: Jim Beard .............................. : 4
16: Amund ............................ : 3
17: Walter Mautner ........ : 3
18: Gail Koontz ............................ : 3
19: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 3
20: lordy ............................... : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 31
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 25
3: Pete ......................................... : 20
4: ray ........................................... : 14
5: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
6: ERACC ..................................... : 13
7: Spheric .................................... : 13
8: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 12
9: Wes Newell ....................... : 11
10: CharlieB ................................... : 10
11: Unruh .............................. : 10
12: chris gareau ........................................ : 9
13: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 9
14: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 9
15: Amund ............................ : 8
16: Jim Beard .............................. : 8
17: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 7
18: Walter Mautner ........ : 6
19: ArameFarpado ....................... : 6
20: Dave Farrance ........ : 6

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Top 10 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 70.40%
2: CharlieB ................................... : 70.27%
3: ERACC ..................................... : 68.39%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 62.93%
5: Wes Newell ....................... : 61.92%
6: Unruh .............................. : 37.07%
7: ray ........................................... : 34.32%
8: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 33.24%
9: chris gareau ........................................ : 32.31%
10: Spheric .................................... : 31.99%

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Bottom 10 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Pete ......................................... : 23.97%
2: Spheric .................................... : 31.99%
3: chris gareau ........................................ : 32.31%
4: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 33.24%
5: ray ........................................... : 34.32%
6: Unruh .............................. : 37.07%
7: Wes Newell ....................... : 61.92%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 62.93%
9: ERACC ..................................... : 68.39%
10: CharlieB ................................... : 70.27%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Still don't have fstab down. DVD this time..................... : 13
2: Problems with backup/restore................................... : 11
3: 3D Rage driver crashing on Mandriva One 2007 Spring............ : 10
4: harddrive reccommendations.................................. ... : 9
5: "Cluster" packages?......................................... ... : 9
6: CPU Frequency?........................................ ......... : 9
7: Epson Stylus CX8400 multi-function printer - shooting blanks... : 8
8: SKYPE............................................. ............. : 7
9: Samba Samba x20 ???............................................ : 7
10: Mandriva 2008 uses /dev/sda for IDE drive...................... : 6
11: How to recover files from fat memory card...................... : 5
12: ndiswrapper....................................... ............. : 5
13: problems upgrading......................................... .... : 5
14: Mandriva Update Confusion...................................... : 5
15: trash can files............................................. ... : 4
16: Substring search for installed packages?....................... : 3
17: security updates: ftp servers not up to date................... : 3
18: Icon Hell.............................................. ........ : 3
19: What All In One printer scanner fax would you buy for Linux?... : 3
20: Mandriva 2008 not handle Vista hard drive format............... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: CPU Frequency?........................................ ......... : 24
2: Still don't have fstab down. DVD this time..................... : 23
3: Problems with backup/restore................................... : 20
4: 3D Rage driver crashing on Mandriva One 2007 Spring............ : 19
5: Epson Stylus CX8400 multi-function printer - shooting blanks... : 18
6: harddrive reccommendations.................................. ... : 18
7: "Cluster" packages?......................................... ... : 16
8: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
9: Samba Samba x20 ???............................................ : 13
10: SKYPE............................................. ............. : 12
11: How to recover files from fat memory card...................... : 12
12: Mandriva Update Confusion...................................... : 12
13: Mandriva 2008 uses /dev/sda for IDE drive...................... : 11
14: ndiswrapper....................................... ............. : 10
15: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 9
16: problems upgrading......................................... .... : 8
17: Icon Hell.............................................. ........ : 7
18: Mandriva 2008 not handle Vista hard drive format............... : 6
19: trash can files............................................. ... : 6
20: Problem with libraries......................................... : 6

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Top 2 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 5
2: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 16
2: G2................................................ ............. : 7
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11....................................... : 7
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
5: Pan............................................... ............. : 4
6: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
7: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
8: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 2
9: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 2
10: pan............................................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 37 (23%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 27 (17%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11.................................. : 26 (16%)
4: Pan............................................... ........ : 20 (13%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 15 ( 9%)
6: G2................................................ ........ : 8 ( 5%)
7: nn................................................ ........ : 5 ( 3%)
8: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 5 ( 3%)
9: pan............................................... ........ : 4 ( 3%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 4 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 68
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 34
3: -0700.............................................. ............ : 15
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 11
5: +0200............................................. ............. : 10
6: -0600.............................................. ............ : 8
7: +1000............................................. ............. : 6
8: -0500.............................................. ............ : 6

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