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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: 152 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Jun 6 21:25:27 2008
Latest article: Fri Jun 13 21:02:03 2008
Original articles: 20, replies: 132
Total size of posts: 380,284 bytes (371K) (0.36M)
Average 21 articles per day, 0.05 MB per day, 2,501 bytes per article
Total headers: 171 KB bodies: 199 KB
Body text - quoted: 71 KB, original: 116 KB = 61.99%, sigs: 12 KB
Total number of posters: 48, average 7,922 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 35, average 10,865 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 15

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 24
2: Aragorn .......................... : 22
3: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 11
4: Dave Farrance ........ : 9
5: JTJersey ........................................ : 7
6: Bit Twister ...................... : 5
7: Eric .................................. : 5
8: Darren Salt ............ : 4
9: Jim Beard .............................. : 3
10: DCampa ..................................... : 3
11: Alan Secker ............................... : 3
12: "Gordon" .......................... : 3
13: dmathog@sbcglobal.net.......................................... : 3
14: Jim Whitby ....................... : 2
15: John Kloosterman ..................... : 2
16: Neil Ellwood ................. : 2
17: n .................................................. .. : 2
18: Dan C ............................ : 2
19: nospamgc ............................... : 2
20: Keith Lee ................................ : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Aragorn .......................... : 77
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 48
3: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 29
4: Dave Farrance ........ : 23
5: JTJersey ........................................ : 15
6: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 13
8: Darren Salt ............ : 11
9: Eric .................................. : 11
10: Jim Beard .............................. : 7
11: Alan Secker ............................... : 6
12: "Gordon" .......................... : 5
13: dmathog@sbcglobal.net.......................................... : 5
14: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 5
15: Neil Ellwood ................. : 5
16: Mark Madsen ..................... : 4
17: dnoyeB ........................................ : 4
18: John Kloosterman ..................... : 4
19: DCampa ..................................... : 4
20: santo ................................. : 3

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Top 6 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Dave Farrance ........ : 77.40%
2: Aragorn .......................... : 76.28%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.93%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 60.04%
5: JTJersey ........................................ : 57.57%
6: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 26.70%

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Bottom 6 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Eric .................................. : 25.29%
2: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 26.70%
3: JTJersey ........................................ : 57.57%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 60.04%
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.93%
6: Aragorn .......................... : 76.28%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: RAM and Mandriva 2008.1........................................ : 17
2: Mandriva 2008 supposed to support realtek 8187 - doesn't....... : 11
3: Bootable grub CD gives no menu................................. : 11
4: Sound problem........................................... ....... : 9
5: Stubborn Icon on Desktop....................................... : 7
6: Mandriva in the news........................................... : 6
7: Solo computer; what servers do I need?......................... : 6
8: [OT] OS/2 and all (was: "Re: Brother Color Laser Printer")..... : 6
9: lirc and hdhomerun on 2008.0................................... : 6
10: a bit O.T.: problem with pictures in Firefox................... : 5
11: mandriva 2008.1 buffer? problem................................ : 5
12: Switching languages......................................... ... : 5
13: Vmware, Win guestv and Epson................................... : 5
14: Mandriva Spring 2008.1 error................................... : 4
15: Lame program question.......................................... : 4
16: Script to convert UUID to LABEL in fstab?...................... : 4
17: Working off-line with laptop ???............................... : 4
18: K3B............................................... ............. : 4
19: Clock not updating at boot..................................... : 3
20: Accessing Vista Desktop from Mandriva.......................... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: RAM and Mandriva 2008.1........................................ : 54
2: Mandriva 2008 supposed to support realtek 8187 - doesn't....... : 29
3: Bootable grub CD gives no menu................................. : 29
4: [OT] OS/2 and all (was: "Re: Brother Color Laser Printer")..... : 24
5: Stubborn Icon on Desktop....................................... : 18
6: Sound problem........................................... ....... : 16
7: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
8: a bit O.T.: problem with pictures in Firefox................... : 13
9: Script to convert UUID to LABEL in fstab?...................... : 13
10: Mandriva in the news........................................... : 12
11: Vmware, Win guestv and Epson................................... : 12
12: Solo computer; what servers do I need?......................... : 12
13: lirc and hdhomerun on 2008.0................................... : 11
14: Switching languages......................................... ... : 10
15: mandriva 2008.1 buffer? problem................................ : 8
16: Mandriva Spring 2008.1 error................................... : 7
17: is it possible to roll back an update?......................... : 6
18: Can't add network printer...................................... : 6
19: Working off-line with laptop ???............................... : 6
20: K3B............................................... ............. : 6

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Top 6 cross-posted groups
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1: comp.os.linux.setup............................... ............. : 13
2: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 4
3: comp.os.linux.networking.......................... ............. : 3
4: comp.unix.shell................................... ............. : 2
5: uk.comp.os.linux.................................. ............. : 2
6: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 13
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 12
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 5
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 4
5: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
6: G2................................................ ............. : 2
7: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1
8: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6001.18000.......................... : 1
9: nn................................................ ............. : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 53 (35%)
2: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 24 (16%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 21 (14%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 11 ( 7%)
5: unknown........................................... ........ : 10 ( 7%)
6: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 9 ( 6%)
7: slrn.............................................. ........ : 8 ( 5%)
8: G2................................................ ........ : 4 ( 3%)
9: Gemini............................................ ........ : 4 ( 3%)
10: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6001.18000..................... : 3 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: +0200............................................. ............. : 35
2: UTC............................................... ............. : 35
3: -0400.............................................. ............ : 30
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 16
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 13
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 11
7: -0700.............................................. ............ : 5
8: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 4
9: -0300.............................................. ............ : 2
10: +0530............................................. ............. : 1

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