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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: 126 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Jan 18 21:25:07 2008
Latest article: Fri Jan 25 17:25:02 2008
Original articles: 23, replies: 103
Total size of posts: 317,922 bytes (310K) (0.30M)
Average 18 articles per day, 0.04 MB per day, 2,523 bytes per article
Total headers: 152 KB bodies: 157 KB
Body text - quoted: 57 KB, original: 92 KB = 61.97%, sigs: 7 KB
Total number of posters: 38, average 8,366 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 29, average 10,962 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 11

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 17
2: Maurice Batey .................. : 10
3: Unruh .............................. : 9
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 9
5: "Injun-ear" .......................... : 5
6: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 5
7: Rich ..................................... : 5
8: Whiskers ............................ : 4
9: Bit Twister ...................... : 4
10: Wes Newell ....................... : 4
11: DCampa ..................................... : 4
12: Alan Secker ............................... : 4
13: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 4
14: Eric .................................. : 4
15: Mark South ........................... : 3
16: "Peter D." ............................. : 3
17: sid ....................... : 2
18: lordy ............................... : 2
19: chris gareau ........................................ : 2
20: Dan C ............................ : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 37
2: Jim Beard .............................. : 24
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 21
4: Unruh .............................. : 18
5: Eric .................................. : 15
6: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
7: Amund .................................. : 12
8: Whiskers ............................ : 11
9: "Injun-ear" .......................... : 10
10: Mr H ........................................ : 10
11: Alan Secker ............................... : 10
12: Wes Newell ....................... : 9
13: Rich ..................................... : 9
14: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 8
15: Bit Twister ...................... : 8
16: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 8
17: Mark South ........................... : 7
18: "Peter D." ............................. : 7
19: chris gareau ........................................ : 6
20: DCampa ..................................... : 5

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Top 6 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 88.71%
2: Jim Beard .............................. : 73.12%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.04%
4: Rich ..................................... : 46.63%
5: "Injun-ear" .......................... : 43.38%
6: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 39.68%

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Bottom 6 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 27.46%
2: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 39.68%
3: "Injun-ear" .......................... : 43.38%
4: Rich ..................................... : 46.63%
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.04%
6: Jim Beard .............................. : 73.12%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Stupid Mandriva 2008 question.................................. : 33
2: Cannot add printer to laptop running 2008.0 PP................. : 13
3: ftp problem........................................... ......... : 10
4: /proc/cpuinfo reporting slow Mhz............................... : 7
5: Problems downloading Pics with Card Reader..................... : 6
6: environment variable to fix md2008 ps sort order?.............. : 6
7: Bluetooth dongle & Nokia 6300.................................. : 6
8: Wine for Mandriva 2008 64 bits................................. : 5
9: no more style in some applications............................. : 4
10: Questionable lines in /etc/cups/cupsd.conf..................... : 4
11: sudo vs su................................................ ..... : 3
12: Big Ugly Volume Slider in the middle of screen................. : 3
13: Upgrading to 2008 question..................................... : 3
14: Openoffice Problems.......................................... .. : 3
15: 64-bit processor?........................................ ...... : 2
16: urpmq --dump-config output..................................... : 2
17: Ever backed up a movie-DVD?.................................... : 2
18: Know anything about lirc?...................................... : 2
19: Need help with printer HP 4380, MDV 2008 x64................... : 2
20: where is mpeg3io ????.......................................... : 1

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Stupid Mandriva 2008 question.................................. : 72
2: Cannot add printer to laptop running 2008.0 PP................. : 32
3: /proc/cpuinfo reporting slow Mhz............................... : 24
4: ftp problem........................................... ......... : 22
5: Wine for Mandriva 2008 64 bits................................. : 20
6: Bluetooth dongle & Nokia 6300.................................. : 17
7: Need help with printer HP 4380, MDV 2008 x64................... : 15
8: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
9: Problems downloading Pics with Card Reader..................... : 12
10: environment variable to fix md2008 ps sort order?.............. : 12
11: no more style in some applications............................. : 7
12: Questionable lines in /etc/cups/cupsd.conf..................... : 7
13: Upgrading to 2008 question..................................... : 6
14: Openoffice Problems.......................................... .. : 5
15: Big Ugly Volume Slider in the middle of screen................. : 5
16: Know anything about lirc?...................................... : 4
17: sudo vs su................................................ ..... : 4
18: urpmq --dump-config output..................................... : 4
19: Ever backed up a movie-DVD?.................................... : 3
20: 64-bit processor?........................................ ...... : 3

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

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 12
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 7
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 5
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
5: G2................................................ ............. : 3
6: nn................................................ ............. : 1
7: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1
8: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6000.16480.......................... : 1
9: Gemini............................................ ............. : 1
10: Microsoft Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606.......................... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 31 (25%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 22 (17%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 18 (14%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 17 (13%)
5: slrn.............................................. ........ : 15 (12%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 9 ( 7%)
7: Microsoft Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606..................... : 5 ( 4%)
8: G2................................................ ........ : 4 ( 3%)
9: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6000.16480..................... : 2 ( 2%)
10: Gemini............................................ ........ : 2 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 63
2: -0500.............................................. ............ : 19
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 17
4: +1100............................................. ............. : 10
5: -0600.............................................. ............ : 7
6: -0800.............................................. ............ : 5
7: -0800 (PST)............................................. ....... : 4
8: -0200.............................................. ............ : 1

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