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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: 291 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Apr 11 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Apr 18 21:02:03 2008
Original articles: 30, replies: 261
Total size of posts: 731,781 bytes (714K) (0.70M)
Average 41 articles per day, 0.10 MB per day, 2,514 bytes per article
Total headers: 354 KB bodies: 360 KB
Body text - quoted: 140 KB, original: 197 KB = 58.41%, sigs: 21 KB
Total number of posters: 66, average 11,087 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 45, average 16,261 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 18

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 51
2: Aragorn .......................... : 41
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 25
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 14
5: Unruh .............................. : 10
6: Jim Beard .............................. : 10
7: Whiskers ............................ : 7
8: chris gareau ........................................ : 6
9: Dave Pickles ........................... : 5
10: js@cs.tu-berlin.de (Joerg Schilling)........................... : 5
11: Lardy ........................... : 5
12: evodawg ................................... : 5
13: F8BOE ...................................... : 5
14: Carlton ............................. : 4
15: mister b .......................................... : 4
16: "Scott B." ............................ : 4
17: ERACC ..................................... : 4
18: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 4
19: n .................................................. .. : 4
20: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Aragorn .......................... : 145
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 112
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 40
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 31
5: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 22
6: Jim Beard .............................. : 22
7: don .................................. : 22
8: Unruh .............................. : 18
9: Whiskers ............................ : 17
10: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
11: js@cs.tu-berlin.de (Joerg Schilling)........................... : 11
12: stef ..................................... : 11
13: chris gareau ........................................ : 10
14: evodawg ................................... : 10
15: ERACC ..................................... : 10
16: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 9
17: Lardy ........................... : 9
18: Carlton ............................. : 9
19: F8BOE ...................................... : 8
20: Dave Pickles ........................... : 8

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Top 12 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 73.71%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.66%
3: Aragorn .......................... : 65.38%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 63.85%
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 60.66%
6: js@cs.tu-berlin.de (Joerg Schilling)........................... : 59.30%
7: Lardy ........................... : 51.80%
8: Dave Pickles ........................... : 47.43%
9: Whiskers ............................ : 39.84%
10: F8BOE ...................................... : 31.92%
11: chris gareau ........................................ : 30.73%
12: Unruh .............................. : 29.10%

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Bottom 12 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: evodawg ................................... : 11.22%
2: Unruh .............................. : 29.10%
3: chris gareau ........................................ : 30.73%
4: F8BOE ...................................... : 31.92%
5: Whiskers ............................ : 39.84%
6: Dave Pickles ........................... : 47.43%
7: Lardy ........................... : 51.80%
8: js@cs.tu-berlin.de (Joerg Schilling)........................... : 59.30%
9: Jim Beard .............................. : 60.66%
10: Bit Twister ...................... : 63.85%
11: Aragorn .......................... : 65.38%
12: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.66%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: I give up................................................ ...... : 37
2: Firefox can't find www.eurotunnel.com.......................... : 30
3: Problem with MCC Software Update............................... : 27
4: problem with reiser file system - questions and request for hel : 18
5: Port 17550 UDP?.............................................. .. : 15
6: problems upgrading to Free 2008.1 x86_64 from 2008.0........... : 14
7: OpenSSH........................................... ............. : 13
8: Mandriva 2008.1 bugs........................................... : 12
9: Anybody heard of CDFS?......................................... : 10
10: Call to lnusertemp failed...................................... : 10
11: Executing application from desktop icon, showing as a terminal. : 8
12: Orange Option ICON 225 USB broadband modem..................... : 7
13: Amarok & crappy sound.......................................... : 6
14: 2008 +hp deskjet 5740.......................................... : 6
15: Some links + buttoms do not react anymore...................... : 5
16: Problem connecting to internet in Linux........................ : 5
17: vmware agane............................................. ...... : 5
18: 2008.1 Spring Release 9 April 2008............................. : 5
19: problem with reiser file system - questions and request for.... : 5
20: Nautilus mis-identifying files................................. : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: I give up................................................ ...... : 78
2: problem with reiser file system - questions and request for hel : 77
3: Firefox can't find www.eurotunnel.com.......................... : 54
4: Port 17550 UDP?.............................................. .. : 53
5: Problem with MCC Software Update............................... : 48
6: problems upgrading to Free 2008.1 x86_64 from 2008.0........... : 44
7: Mandriva 2008.1 bugs........................................... : 32
8: [O/T] Port 17550 UDP?.......................................... : 26
9: Anybody heard of CDFS?......................................... : 25
10: OpenSSH........................................... ............. : 23
11: Call to lnusertemp failed...................................... : 20
12: Executing application from desktop icon, showing as a terminal. : 18
13: Orange Option ICON 225 USB broadband modem..................... : 17
14: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
15: problem with reiser file system - questions and request for.... : 12
16: 2008 +hp deskjet 5740.......................................... : 11
17: Problem connecting to internet in Linux........................ : 10
18: vmware agane............................................. ...... : 10
19: Some links + buttoms do not react anymore...................... : 10
20: Amarok & crappy sound.......................................... : 10

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Top 6 cross-posted groups
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1: comp.os.linux.networking.......................... ............. : 6
2: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2
3: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 2
4: comp.os.linux.hardware............................ ............. : 1
5: comp.internet.services.google..................... ............. : 1
6: alt.os.linux.ubuntu............................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: Pan............................................... ............. : 17
2: KNode............................................. ............. : 13
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 8
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 7
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
6: G2................................................ ............. : 3
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (Windows.................................. : 1
9: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1
10: MicroPlanet-Gravity........................................... . : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: slrn.............................................. ........ : 72 (25%)
2: KNode............................................. ........ : 72 (25%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 57 (20%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 31 (11%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 14 ( 5%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 10 ( 3%)
7: unknown........................................... ........ : 6 ( 2%)
8: G2................................................ ........ : 5 ( 2%)
9: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 5 ( 2%)
10: M$ O and OE SUCK! Actually, anything from M$ SUCKS! Well, : 4 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 117
2: +0200............................................. ............. : 57
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 51
4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 23
5: -0400.............................................. ............ : 16
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 8
7: +1000............................................. ............. : 6
8: +0800............................................. ............. : 5
9: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 5
10: +0930............................................. ............. : 3

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