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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: 167 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri May 30 21:25:07 2008
Latest article: Fri Jun 6 21:02:07 2008
Original articles: 25, replies: 142
Total size of posts: 435,614 bytes (425K) (0.42M)
Average 23 articles per day, 0.06 MB per day, 2,608 bytes per article
Total headers: 191 KB bodies: 233 KB
Body text - quoted: 73 KB, original: 133 KB = 64.48%, sigs: 25 KB
Total number of posters: 50, average 8,712 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 40, average 10,890 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 14

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 22
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 18
3: Aragorn .......................... : 15
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 11
5: Unruh .............................. : 8
6: lordy ............................... : 7
7: Peter Bradley ........................ : 6
8: Keith ......................................... : 6
9: Eric .................................. : 6
10: Maurice Batey .................. : 5
11: XS11E ................................... : 4
12: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 4
13: JTJersey ........................................ : 4
14: steffen.news2diesloeschen@arcor.de (Steffen)................... : 3
15: dnoyeB ........................................ : 3
16: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 3
17: Itsdale ................................ : 2
18: Highland Ham ................ : 2
19: Stefan Patric ............................ : 2
20: santo ................................. : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Aragorn .......................... : 49
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 46
3: "Gordon Colyn" ............................. : 40
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 40
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 27
6: Unruh .............................. : 18
7: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
8: Eric .................................. : 13
9: Peter Bradley ........................ : 13
10: Carlton ............................. : 12
11: Keith ......................................... : 12
12: lordy ............................... : 11
13: Maurice Batey .................. : 8
14: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 8
15: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 7
16: JTJersey ........................................ : 7
17: dnoyeB ........................................ : 6
18: XS11E ................................... : 6
19: steffen.news2diesloeschen@arcor.de (Steffen)................... : 5
20: TJ ........................................ : 4

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Top 9 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Peter Bradley ........................ : 77.43%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.48%
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 73.24%
4: lordy ............................... : 67.28%
5: Aragorn .......................... : 64.77%
6: Jim Beard .............................. : 57.34%
7: Eric .................................. : 55.36%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 52.22%
9: Keith ......................................... : 44.44%

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Bottom 9 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 22.43%
2: Keith ......................................... : 44.44%
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 52.22%
4: Eric .................................. : 55.36%
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 57.34%
6: Aragorn .......................... : 64.77%
7: lordy ............................... : 67.28%
8: Maurice Batey .................. : 73.24%
9: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.48%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Local network visibility....................................... : 15
2: new 2008.1 install not responding to pings..................... : 14
3: How can you find installation location......................... : 12
4: SATA Question, Mandriva 2008................................... : 10
5: How to delete updates?......................................... : 9
6: is it possible to roll back an update?......................... : 9
7: Device's.......................................... ............. : 7
8: Stubborn Icon on Desktop....................................... : 6
9: Formatting a flash drive....................................... : 6
10: bad link(s) in /etc/alternatives............................... : 6
11: How to delete article from Knode?.............................. : 6
12: Clock not updating at boot..................................... : 5
13: Mandriva 2008 does not allow access to 2 nics with the same chi : 5
14: Virus On Linux............................................. .... : 5
15: Random power-off under 2008.0.................................. : 4
16: Virtualbox can't access CD-ROM if I'm not 1st user logged in... : 3
17: Devices [was Re: Device's]..................................... : 3
18: How can you find installation location?........................ : 3
19: Problem copying kmail 'mail' directory to flash drive.......... : 3
20: Linux Devs - Pragmatic Guide to Linux - www.linuxdevs.com...... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Mandriva 2008 does not allow access to 2 nics with the same chi : 49
2: Local network visibility....................................... : 30
3: new 2008.1 install not responding to pings..................... : 30
4: How can you find installation location......................... : 30
5: Formatting a flash drive....................................... : 21
6: How to delete updates?......................................... : 20
7: Virus On Linux............................................. .... : 18
8: SATA Question, Mandriva 2008................................... : 17
9: is it possible to roll back an update?......................... : 16
10: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
11: bad link(s) in /etc/alternatives............................... : 13
12: M2008.0 Problem compiling QDevelop-0.25.2...................... : 12
13: Device's.......................................... ............. : 11
14: How to delete article from Knode?.............................. : 11
15: Stubborn Icon on Desktop....................................... : 11
16: Random power-off under 2008.0.................................. : 10
17: Clock not updating at boot..................................... : 9
18: Mandriva 2008 does not allow access to 2 nics with the same.... : 9
19: Xfce4 window manager unknown................................... : 7
20: How can you find installation location?........................ : 6

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Top 4 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 3
2: alt.os.linux.slackware............................ ............. : 2
3: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 2
4: alt.os.linux.redhat............................... ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 14
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 10
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 8
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
5: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 2
7: MacSOUP........................................... ............. : 1
8: nn................................................ ............. : 1
9: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1
10: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 38 (23%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 28 (17%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 26 (16%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 22 (13%)
5: Pan............................................... ........ : 20 (12%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 8 ( 5%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 7 ( 4%)
8: unknown........................................... ........ : 5 ( 3%)
9: Xnews............................................. ........ : 4 ( 2%)
10: MacSOUP........................................... ........ : 3 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 60
2: +0200............................................. ............. : 29
3: -0400.............................................. ............ : 25
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 24
5: -0700.............................................. ............ : 15
6: -0500.............................................. ............ : 7
7: +1000............................................. ............. : 3
8: +0530............................................. ............. : 2
9: +0800............................................. ............. : 1
10: +0200 (CEST)............................................ ....... : 1

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