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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: 346 over 7 days
Earliest article: Sat Jul 12 12:02:37 2008
Latest article: Fri Jul 18 20:25:03 2008
Original articles: 39, replies: 307
Total size of posts: 1,116,536 bytes (1,090K) (1.06M)
Average 49 articles per day, 0.15 MB per day, 3,226 bytes per article
Total headers: 456 KB bodies: 634 KB
Body text - quoted: 227 KB, original: 380 KB = 62.58%, sigs: 24 KB
Total number of posters: 54, average 20,676 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 47, average 23,756 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: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 49
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 34
3: Aragorn .......................... : 34
4: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 22
5: Unruh .............................. : 19
6: Adam .................................. : 17
7: Jim Beard ................................ : 16
8: Dave Farrance ........ : 14
9: don .................................. : 14
10: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 7
11: Dan C ............................ : 7
12: Bill Mullen ................................ : 7
13: Sindhu ................................. : 7
14: "Peter D." ............................. : 7
15: lordy ............................... : 6
16: JTJersey ........................................ : 6
17: Wes Newell .......................... : 5
18: Asis ........................................... : 5
19: Keith ......................................... : 5
20: David Mathog .............................. : 5

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Aragorn .......................... : 238
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 110
3: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 108
4: Adam .................................. : 71
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 70
6: Jim Beard ................................ : 55
7: don .................................. : 47
8: Unruh .............................. : 43
9: Dave Farrance ........ : 31
10: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 28
11: Bill Mullen ................................ : 26
12: Sindhu ................................. : 25
13: Dan C ............................ : 21
14: Wes Newell .......................... : 14
15: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 14
16: "Peter D." ............................. : 13
17: aldoba2001@yahoo.com.ar........................................ : 11
18: David Mathog .............................. : 10
19: JTJersey ........................................ : 9
20: lordy ............................... : 9

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Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: lordy ............................... : 86.94%
2: David Mathog .............................. : 76.36%
3: Sindhu ................................. : 71.88%
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.51%
5: Bill Mullen ................................ : 70.55%
6: Aragorn .......................... : 69.03%
7: Dave Farrance ........ : 67.33%
8: Keith ......................................... : 65.17%
9: don .................................. : 63.40%
10: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 61.38%
11: JTJersey ........................................ : 59.63%
12: Wes Newell .......................... : 58.69%
13: Bit Twister ...................... : 57.89%
14: Adam .................................. : 54.36%
15: "Peter D." ............................. : 50.05%
16: Dan C ............................ : 46.99%
17: Asis ........................................... : 46.08%
18: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 45.26%
19: Jim Beard ................................ : 39.86%
20: Unruh .............................. : 31.40%

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Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 31.40%
2: Jim Beard ................................ : 39.86%
3: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 45.26%
4: Asis ........................................... : 46.08%
5: Dan C ............................ : 46.99%
6: "Peter D." ............................. : 50.05%
7: Adam .................................. : 54.36%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 57.89%
9: Wes Newell .......................... : 58.69%
10: JTJersey ........................................ : 59.63%
11: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 61.38%
12: don .................................. : 63.40%
13: Keith ......................................... : 65.17%
14: Dave Farrance ........ : 67.33%
15: Aragorn .......................... : 69.03%
16: Bill Mullen ................................ : 70.55%
17: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.51%
18: Sindhu ................................. : 71.88%
19: David Mathog .............................. : 76.36%
20: lordy ............................... : 86.94%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Hans leads police to Nina's body............................... : 78
2: DVB TV devices for Mandriva.................................... : 29
3: Help-- postfix suddenly reporting SMTP errors to mail.......... : 19
4: Powerpack......................................... ............. : 15
5: What is limiting transfer on my computer?...................... : 14
6: Multiple 64- & 32-bit Firefoxes, Javaws under 64-bit 2008.1 ?.. : 14
7: Kernel panics everytime I print using CUPS server.............. : 13
8: 2008.1 displaying random "password incorrect" messages inKDE... : 13
9: bash Prompt not saving......................................... : 11
10: Firefox 3 video playing problem................................ : 10
11: Computer Security Breeches -- Who does What, How............... : 9
12: i can't set up my Epson Stylus Pro printer on mandriva 2008.... : 8
13: Firefox Flash Crashes.......................................... : 7
14: i do all things - Re: No Sound on IMB T23...................... : 6
15: voice messenger......................................... ....... : 6
16: numlock stays on when X11 starts, 2008.1....................... : 6
17: Linking to a Windows Directory................................. : 6
18: Mandriva 2008.1 lock ups....................................... : 6
19: Problem with new libtotem-basic-plugin.so...................... : 5
20: Nvidia vs ATI............................................... ... : 5

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Hans leads police to Nina's body............................... : 447
2: DVB TV devices for Mandriva.................................... : 88
3: Help-- postfix suddenly reporting SMTP errors to mail.......... : 48
4: Kernel panics everytime I print using CUPS server.............. : 38
5: Multiple 64- & 32-bit Firefoxes, Javaws under 64-bit 2008.1 ?.. : 36
6: Powerpack......................................... ............. : 31
7: What is limiting transfer on my computer?...................... : 29
8: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 28
9: 2008.1 displaying random "password incorrect" messages inKDE... : 27
10: Firefox 3 video playing problem................................ : 22
11: i can't set up my Epson Stylus Pro printer on mandriva 2008.... : 20
12: Computer Security Breeches -- Who does What, How............... : 20
13: bash Prompt not saving......................................... : 20
14: Firefox Flash Crashes.......................................... : 16
15: i do all things - Re: No Sound on IMB T23...................... : 14
16: RAID problems 2008.1........................................... : 13
17: Mandriva 2008.1 lock ups....................................... : 12
18: numlock stays on when X11 starts, 2008.1....................... : 12
19: Uses for old systems (Was: Re: Hans leads police to Nina's body : 11
20: voice messenger......................................... ....... : 11

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Top 6 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.comp.mail.postfix............................. ............. : 5
2: alt.os.linux...................................... ............. : 5
3: comp.os.linux..................................... ............. : 5
4: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2
5: alt.os.linux.on-the-desktop-bwahahahahaa....................... : 1
6: alt.os.linux.mandrake.fr.......................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 9
2: G2................................................ ............. : 7
3: Pan............................................... ............. : 6
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (X11...................................... : 5
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 4
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
8: slrn.............................................. ............. : 4
9: nn................................................ ............. : 2
10: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: slrn.............................................. ........ : 63 (18%)
2: KNode............................................. ........ : 60 (17%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 49 (14%)
4: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 38 (11%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (X11................................. : 30 ( 9%)
6: Pan............................................... ........ : 22 ( 6%)
7: nn................................................ ........ : 21 ( 6%)
8: G2................................................ ........ : 18 ( 5%)
9: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 14 ( 4%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 11 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: -0400.............................................. ............ : 99
2: UTC............................................... ............. : 95
3: -0500.............................................. ............ : 38
4: +0200............................................. ............. : 37
5: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 18
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 16
7: +0100............................................. ............. : 16
8: +0930............................................. ............. : 14
9: -0700.............................................. ............ : 13

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