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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: 321 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Aug 22 21:25:08 2008
Latest article: Fri Aug 29 20:18:00 2008
Original articles: 39, replies: 282
Total size of posts: 843,714 bytes (823K) (0.80M)
Average 45 articles per day, 0.11 MB per day, 2,628 bytes per article
Total headers: 411 KB bodies: 412 KB
Body text - quoted: 177 KB, original: 212 KB = 54.55%, sigs: 21 KB
Total number of posters: 64, average 13,183 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 54, average 15,624 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 ...................... : 31
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 26
3: Sindhu ................................. : 22
4: Aragorn .......................... : 19
5: Jim Beard ................................ : 15
6: stef ..................................... : 15
7: Alan Secker ............................... : 12
8: Eric .................................. : 9
9: Mark Madsen ..................... : 9
10: Bill Mullen ................................ : 9
11: Frank Peelo ............................ : 8
12: Unruh .............................. : 7
13: Whiskers ............................ : 7
14: Peter Bradley ........................ : 7
15: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 7
16: ArameFarpado ....................... : 6
17: Maurice Batey .................. : 5
18: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 5
19: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 5
20: Kevin the Drummer ........................ : 5

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 67
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 65
3: Aragorn .......................... : 51
4: Sindhu ................................. : 50
5: Jim Beard ................................ : 42
6: stef ..................................... : 39
7: Bill Mullen ................................ : 35
8: Alan Secker ............................... : 33
9: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 31
10: Eric .................................. : 26
11: Ar .............................................. : 22
12: Whiskers ............................ : 19
13: Mark Madsen ..................... : 17
14: Adam .................................. : 17
15: Frank Peelo ............................ : 16
16: Peter Bradley ........................ : 15
17: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 15
18: ArameFarpado ....................... : 14
19: Unruh .............................. : 13
20: Kevin the Drummer ........................ : 12

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Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Ar .............................................. : 92.72%
2: Maurice Batey .................. : 83.12%
3: Warren Post ................................ : 79.78%
4: Bill Mullen ................................ : 74.13%
5: Peter Bradley ........................ : 72.22%
6: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.41%
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 64.12%
8: Aragorn .......................... : 63.42%
9: ArameFarpado ....................... : 60.96%
10: Bit Twister ...................... : 59.35%
11: Jim Beard ................................ : 57.99%
12: Frank Peelo ............................ : 57.46%
13: Unruh .............................. : 47.15%
14: Alan Secker ............................... : 45.71%
15: Whiskers ............................ : 45.49%
16: Kevin the Drummer ........................ : 44.50%
17: Mark Madsen ..................... : 40.09%
18: Sindhu ................................. : 32.57%
19: stef ..................................... : 32.09%
20: Eric .................................. : 25.36%

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Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 24.55%
2: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 24.67%
3: Eric .................................. : 25.36%
4: stef ..................................... : 32.09%
5: Sindhu ................................. : 32.57%
6: Mark Madsen ..................... : 40.09%
7: Kevin the Drummer ........................ : 44.50%
8: Whiskers ............................ : 45.49%
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 45.71%
10: Unruh .............................. : 47.15%
11: Frank Peelo ............................ : 57.46%
12: Jim Beard ................................ : 57.99%
13: Bit Twister ...................... : 59.35%
14: ArameFarpado ....................... : 60.96%
15: Aragorn .......................... : 63.42%
16: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 64.12%
17: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.41%
18: Peter Bradley ........................ : 72.22%
19: Bill Mullen ................................ : 74.13%
20: Warren Post ................................ : 79.78%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Setting up automatic PPPoE Internet connection upon boot....... : 30
2: Partition Splitting......................................... ... : 21
3: Corrupt jpegs............................................. ..... : 19
4: Stuborn Hostname.......................................... ..... : 15
5: RSYNC: How to give SSH password over multiple calls............ : 12
6: gparted not recognising partitions............................. : 11
7: Update logs.............................................. ...... : 11
8: Which filesystem?....................................... ....... : 10
9: NFS vs network mapping?........................................ : 10
10: Access Internet/Music WITHOUT Waiting for Winblows/Vista!...... : 9
11: minimize firefox system tray................................... : 9
12: Internet time updating "Why is it so?"......................... : 9
13: Monitor not optimal mode??..................................... : 8
14: Use kwin as window manager..................................... : 8
15: java applications have small font.............................. : 7
16: sound with tvtime............................................ .. : 7
17: Failure to boot Mandriva One on an EDEE........................ : 6
18: Start up messages.......................................... .... : 6
19: 80-logitech-mouse.rules errors from udevd...................... : 6
20: "restore windows bootloader"...:-(............................. : 6

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Setting up automatic PPPoE Internet connection upon boot....... : 78
2: Partition Splitting......................................... ... : 63
3: Corrupt jpegs............................................. ..... : 41
4: Update logs.............................................. ...... : 41
5: Stuborn Hostname.......................................... ..... : 37
6: RSYNC: How to give SSH password over multiple calls............ : 28
7: gparted not recognising partitions............................. : 26
8: Establishing a 3G/UMTS/CDMA modem connection................... : 25
9: NFS vs network mapping?........................................ : 24
10: Which filesystem?....................................... ....... : 23
11: sound with tvtime............................................ .. : 21
12: minimize firefox system tray................................... : 21
13: Access Internet/Music WITHOUT Waiting for Winblows/Vista!...... : 20
14: Failure to boot Mandriva One on an EDEE........................ : 19
15: Use kwin as window manager..................................... : 19
16: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 18
17: Internet time updating "Why is it so?"......................... : 16
18: Monitor not optimal mode??..................................... : 16
19: 80-logitech-mouse.rules errors from udevd...................... : 16
20: java applications have small font.............................. : 15

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Top 3 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.comp.os.linux................................. ............. : 2
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............................................. ............. : 16
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 11
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 8
4: G2................................................ ............. : 5
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 5
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 4
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
8: Microsoft Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606.......................... : 2
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 81 (25%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 55 (17%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 51 (16%)
4: G2................................................ ........ : 30 ( 9%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 29 ( 9%)
6: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 26 ( 8%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 17 ( 5%)
8: Claws Mail 3.3.1 (GTK+ 2.12.9; i586-mandriva-linux-gnu)... : 9 ( 3%)
9: nn................................................ ........ : 7 ( 2%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 4 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 82
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 60
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 51
4: +0200............................................. ............. : 47
5: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 30
6: -0500.............................................. ............ : 21
7: -0700.............................................. ............ : 15
8: +1000............................................. ............. : 8
9: +1200............................................. ............. : 4
10: +0530............................................. ............. : 3

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