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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: 326 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Nov 23 21:25:06 2007
Latest article: Fri Nov 30 20:25:05 2007
Original articles: 49, replies: 277
Total size of posts: 866,556 bytes (846K) (0.83M)
Average 46 articles per day, 0.12 MB per day, 2,658 bytes per article
Total headers: 399 KB bodies: 446 KB
Body text - quoted: 165 KB, original: 242 KB = 59.39%, sigs: 37 KB
Total number of posters: 75, average 11,554 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 63, average 13,754 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 33

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 29
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 26
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 19
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 19
5: Helaman ................... : 15
6: Unruh .............................. : 14
7: Whiskers ............................ : 14
8: Oder ........................................ : 10
9: "Peter D." ............................. : 9
10: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 8
11: Highland Ham ................ : 7
12: TJ ........................................ : 7
13: Bacchus God of Wine ....... : 6
14: Mark South ........................... : 6
15: MI5Victim@mi5.gov.uk........................................... : 6
16: ArameFarpado ....................... : 5
17: Marlene .............................. : 5
18: Daniel .................................... : 5
19: Warren Post ................................ : 5
20: jjim .................................... : 5

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 69
2: MI5Victim@mi5.gov.uk........................................... : 64
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 53
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 50
5: Maurice Batey .................. : 48
6: Unruh .............................. : 41
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 38
8: Whiskers ............................ : 35
9: Oder ........................................ : 29
10: Helaman ................... : 26
11: "Peter D." ............................. : 24
12: Bill Pfeifer ......................... : 21
13: TJ ........................................ : 17
14: Highland Ham ................ : 17
15: Daniel .................................... : 16
16: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
17: jjim .................................... : 13
18: Bacchus God of Wine ....... : 12
19: Mark South ........................... : 11
20: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 10

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Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: MI5Victim@mi5.gov.uk........................................... : 99.50%
2: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 81.28%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 79.17%
4: Maurice Batey .................. : 78.72%
5: Helaman ................... : 71.11%
6: Whiskers ............................ : 60.99%
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 57.75%
8: Warren Post ................................ : 51.11%
9: TJ ........................................ : 48.33%
10: Jim Beard .............................. : 47.90%
11: Mark South ........................... : 43.78%
12: "Peter D." ............................. : 43.25%
13: Marlene .............................. : 40.27%
14: Highland Ham ................ : 38.66%
15: ArameFarpado ....................... : 37.55%
16: Bacchus God of Wine ....... : 32.99%
17: jjim .................................... : 28.86%
18: Unruh .............................. : 16.14%
19: Daniel .................................... : 13.65%
20: Oder ........................................ : 12.43%

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Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Oder ........................................ : 12.43%
2: Daniel .................................... : 13.65%
3: Unruh .............................. : 16.14%
4: jjim .................................... : 28.86%
5: Bacchus God of Wine ....... : 32.99%
6: ArameFarpado ....................... : 37.55%
7: Highland Ham ................ : 38.66%
8: Marlene .............................. : 40.27%
9: "Peter D." ............................. : 43.25%
10: Mark South ........................... : 43.78%
11: Jim Beard .............................. : 47.90%
12: TJ ........................................ : 48.33%
13: Warren Post ................................ : 51.11%
14: Bit Twister ...................... : 57.75%
15: Whiskers ............................ : 60.99%
16: Helaman ................... : 71.11%
17: Maurice Batey .................. : 78.72%
18: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 79.17%
19: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 81.28%
20: MI5Victim@mi5.gov.uk........................................... : 99.50%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Cannot connect via kppp........................................ : 20
2: Firefox 2.0.0.8 'page preview' causes exit..................... : 16
3: upgraded to 2008 and shot myself in the foot................... : 14
4: wireless ipw3945........................................... .... : 13
5: Non-existent eth0.............................................. : 12
6: Latest Skype 1.4.0.118 on MDV 2007.1........................... : 11
7: trying to clam down 8-)........................................ : 11
8: no sound Mandriva 2008......................................... : 11
9: Which new kernel to use?....................................... : 11
10: Low volume: mdv2008 and VIA High Definition Audio Controller... : 11
11: Boot menu choices and benefits of purchase-advice please....... : 11
12: 2008.0 PowerPack ignores SD card reader on laptop.............. : 10
13: when delete isn't delete....................................... : 10
14: NFS server not running on M2008................................ : 9
15: How to send out a packet urgently?............................. : 9
16: Unexplained Network activity................................... : 9
17: KDE vs GNOME............................................. ...... : 8
18: 2008.0 PowerPack on laptop: No wireless connections............ : 8
19: some sweetness......................................... ........ : 7
20: ATI Catalyst Driver and mouse problem.......................... : 7

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Cannot connect via kppp........................................ : 71
2: Non-existent eth0.............................................. : 63
3: wireless ipw3945........................................... .... : 35
4: NFS server not running on M2008................................ : 31
5: no sound Mandriva 2008......................................... : 30
6: upgraded to 2008 and shot myself in the foot................... : 28
7: Firefox 2.0.0.8 'page preview' causes exit..................... : 28
8: Which new kernel to use?....................................... : 24
9: Boot menu choices and benefits of purchase-advice please....... : 23
10: Latest Skype 1.4.0.118 on MDV 2007.1........................... : 23
11: Low volume: mdv2008 and VIA High Definition Audio Controller... : 22
12: trying to clam down 8-)........................................ : 22
13: 2008.0 PowerPack ignores SD card reader on laptop.............. : 22
14: New dump_net script/ck_connection.............................. : 21
15: How to send out a packet urgently?............................. : 18
16: 2008.0 PowerPack on laptop: No wireless connections............ : 18
17: Unexplained Network activity................................... : 17
18: Upgrade to 2008 -- Now Cannot Upgrade Packages................. : 17
19: KDE vs GNOME............................................. ...... : 17
20: when delete isn't delete....................................... : 16

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Top 8 cross-posted groups
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1: comp.os.linux.networking.......................... ............. : 10
2: nf.paddling....................................... ............. : 6
3: dk.fritid.foto.indkoeb............................ ............. : 6
4: dk.fritid.foto.billedsnak......................... ............. : 6
5: alt.dvdnordic.org................................. ............. : 6
6: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 4
7: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 1
8: comp.os.linux.hardware............................ ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 16
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 14
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 9
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 8
5: Unknown........................................... ............. : 5
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
7: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 3
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11....................................... : 2
9: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
10: G2................................................ ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 82 (25%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 60 (18%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 43 (13%)
4: KNode............................................. ........ : 42 (13%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 19 ( 6%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 15 ( 5%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 14 ( 4%)
8: unknown........................................... ........ : 12 ( 4%)
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11.................................. : 9 ( 3%)
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11.................................. : 6 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 197
2: -0500.............................................. ............ : 35
3: -0600.............................................. ............ : 25
4: +1100............................................. ............. : 23
5: -0200.............................................. ............ : 11
6: +0100............................................. ............. : 11
7: -0800.............................................. ............ : 10
8: -0400.............................................. ............ : 5
9: -0700.............................................. ............ : 4
10: -0800 (PST)............................................. ....... : 3

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