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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: 229 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Jan 11 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Jan 18 20:25:02 2008
Original articles: 28, replies: 201
Total size of posts: 597,798 bytes (583K) (0.57M)
Average 32 articles per day, 0.08 MB per day, 2,610 bytes per article
Total headers: 308 KB bodies: 275 KB
Body text - quoted: 120 KB, original: 133 KB = 52.61%, sigs: 20 KB
Total number of posters: 47, average 12,719 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 43, average 13,902 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 13

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 31
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 22
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 20
4: Unruh .............................. : 18
5: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 17
6: Jim Beard .............................. : 14
7: BackPacker ................. : 10
8: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 10
9: Whiskers ............................ : 8
10: kimiraikkonen ...................... : 6
11: sid ....................... : 5
12: Wes Newell ....................... : 5
13: JTJersey ...................................... : 4
14: Alex ...................................... : 4
15: daniel_unb ................................. : 4
16: edavid3001@gmail.com........................................... : 3
17: Keith Lee ......................... : 3
18: Frank Peelo ............................ : 3
19: Alan Secker ............................... : 3
20: Don Grafton .................................. : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 72
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 53
3: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 51
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 48
5: Unruh .............................. : 42
6: Jim Beard .............................. : 40
7: daniel_unb ................................. : 24
8: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 21
9: BackPacker ................. : 21
10: Whiskers ............................ : 17
11: Wes Newell ....................... : 16
12: kimiraikkonen ...................... : 16
13: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
14: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 12
15: sid ....................... : 10
16: Frank Peelo ............................ : 8
17: Alan Secker ............................... : 8
18: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 7
19: edavid3001@gmail.com........................................... : 7
20: JTJersey ...................................... : 7

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Top 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 87.33%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 74.89%
3: BackPacker ................. : 72.71%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 65.60%
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 63.79%
6: kimiraikkonen ...................... : 56.95%
7: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 56.78%
8: Wes Newell ....................... : 49.53%
9: Whiskers ............................ : 44.89%
10: sid ....................... : 41.12%
11: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 25.57%

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Bottom 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 22.44%
2: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 25.57%
3: sid ....................... : 41.12%
4: Whiskers ............................ : 44.89%
5: Wes Newell ....................... : 49.53%
6: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 56.78%
7: kimiraikkonen ...................... : 56.95%
8: Jim Beard .............................. : 63.79%
9: Bit Twister ...................... : 65.60%
10: BackPacker ................. : 72.71%
11: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 74.89%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Problem setting up printer on laptop........................... : 46
2: Seeing My Camera............................................ ... : 33
3: How to determine active DMA issue?............................. : 19
4: nvidia............................................ ............. : 9
5: how to tune msec's (intrusive) permission tweaking............. : 8
6: Speaking of Mandriva 2008 updates.............................. : 8
7: Mdv2008 updates, XFce4......................................... : 8
8: firefox as separate account can't open display................. : 7
9: Haupauge Nova-t 500 Dig card................................... : 6
10: Mandriva 10.1 to 2008.0 upgrade & issues....................... : 5
11: Bizarre behaviour of DNS and hosts file........................ : 5
12: Backup problems using MCC...................................... : 5
13: Problems in browsing in opera.................................. : 5
14: KDE4.............................................. ............. : 4
15: Using Python's idle on Mandriva Linux 2008..................... : 4
16: Does Prelink Change File Sizes?................................ : 4
17: locking out sshd break in attempts?............................ : 3
18: prelink, ldd fail to find dependencies: vmware virtualbox...... : 3
19: FQDN for Leafnode SOLUTION..................................... : 3
20: group id problem........................................... .... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Problem setting up printer on laptop........................... : 106
2: Seeing My Camera............................................ ... : 89
3: How to determine active DMA issue?............................. : 49
4: nvidia............................................ ............. : 48
5: firefox as separate account can't open display................. : 19
6: Bizarre behaviour of DNS and hosts file........................ : 17
7: Mdv2008 updates, XFce4......................................... : 16
8: how to tune msec's (intrusive) permission tweaking............. : 16
9: Haupauge Nova-t 500 Dig card................................... : 15
10: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
11: Speaking of Mandriva 2008 updates.............................. : 14
12: Mandriva 10.1 to 2008.0 upgrade & issues....................... : 12
13: Download duration while Easyurpmi.............................. : 11
14: Backup problems using MCC...................................... : 11
15: Does Prelink Change File Sizes?................................ : 9
16: Problems in browsing in opera.................................. : 9
17: prelink, ldd fail to find dependencies: vmware virtualbox...... : 7
18: Using Python's idle on Mandriva Linux 2008..................... : 7
19: locking out sshd break in attempts?............................ : 6
20: /etc/fstab entry for USB drive................................. : 6

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Top 2 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 7
2: alt.os.linux.mandriva............................. ............ : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 11
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 10
3: G2................................................ ............. : 5
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 4
6: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
7: nn................................................ ............. : 2
8: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 2
9: Unknown........................................... ............. : 2
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11....................................... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 63 (28%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 43 (19%)
3: KNode............................................. ........ : 33 (14%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 22 (10%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 20 ( 9%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 19 ( 8%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 15 ( 7%)
8: unknown........................................... ........ : 5 ( 2%)
9: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 2 ( 1%)
10: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 2 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 144
2: -0800.............................................. ............ : 24
3: -0500.............................................. ............ : 21
4: -0800 (PST)............................................. ....... : 15
5: -0600.............................................. ............ : 9
6: +0100............................................. ............. : 9
7: +1100............................................. ............. : 5
8: +0900............................................. ............. : 1
9: +0100 (CET)............................................. ....... : 1

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