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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: 165 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Feb 8 21:25:07 2008
Latest article: Fri Feb 15 20:25:03 2008
Original articles: 29, replies: 136
Total size of posts: 442,360 bytes (431K) (0.42M)
Average 23 articles per day, 0.06 MB per day, 2,680 bytes per article
Total headers: 214 KB bodies: 217 KB
Body text - quoted: 82 KB, original: 115 KB = 58.15%, sigs: 18 KB
Total number of posters: 50, average 8,847 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 41, average 10,789 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: Bit Twister ...................... : 30
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 27
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 10
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 8
5: Roger ............................ : 7
6: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 5
7: TJ ........................................ : 5
8: Whiskers ............................ : 4
9: Unruh .............................. : 4
10: Lionel van den Berg ........................ : 4
11: "=?ISO-8859-1?B?VG9taSBI5HPk?=" .......... : 3
12: ray ........................................... : 3
13: David Mathog .............................. : 3
14: Eric .................................. : 3
15: Marshall .................................... : 3
16: Patrick Phillips ........................ : 2
17: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 2
18: Neil Ellwood ................. : 2
19: chris gareau ........................................ : 2
20: Walter Mautner ........ : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 94
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 60
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 37
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 20
5: TJ ........................................ : 15
6: Roger ............................ : 15
7: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
8: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 13
9: Marshall .................................... : 10
10: Lionel van den Berg ........................ : 10
11: Unruh .............................. : 8
12: Whiskers ............................ : 8
13: Eric .................................. : 7
14: chris gareau ........................................ : 6
15: David Mathog .............................. : 6
16: "=?ISO-8859-1?B?VG9taSBI5HPk?=" .......... : 5
17: Walter Mautner ........ : 5
18: ray ........................................... : 4
19: spam-me.please@ntlworld.com.................................... : 4
20: "Stuart Miller" ........................ : 4

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Top 6 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.68%
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 67.01%
3: Alan Secker ............................... : 57.33%
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 53.35%
5: Roger ............................ : 50.29%
6: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 39.19%

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Bottom 6 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: TJ ........................................ : 22.73%
2: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 39.19%
3: Roger ............................ : 50.29%
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 53.35%
5: Alan Secker ............................... : 57.33%
6: Bit Twister ...................... : 67.01%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Got 2008.1, Installed, Now What?............................... : 21
2: Problems with Mandriva 2008 Powerpack.......................... : 11
3: Format Linux USB Hard Drive?................................... : 10
4: Connecting to MS-CHAP V2 VPN................................... : 9
5: Need new newsgroup service - any suggestions?.................. : 8
6: Watchout for newer kernels run on Mandriva 2007.1.............. : 7
7: DHCP Problem........................................... ........ : 6
8: Computer won't turn off........................................ : 6
9: Creative WebCam Optia Under Mandriva 2007.1.................... : 5
10: Stopping emails from Cron...................................... : 5
11: Kmail password decoding........................................ : 5
12: shutdown fails to umount /usr 2008.0........................... : 5
13: Zapping a Drive............................................. ... : 5
14: Default HP printer........................................... .. : 5
15: Getting Authinfo Server 502 error using Pan 0.132.............. : 4
16: How to get cron to delete a big logfile?....................... : 4
17: Samba and Vista (yes I know!).................................. : 4
18: Scanner - HP Scanjet 3800...................................... : 4
19: xearth markerfile........................................ ...... : 3
20: 2.6.24 vanilla kernel will not boot Mdv 2007.1................. : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Got 2008.1, Installed, Now What?............................... : 84
2: Problems with Mandriva 2008 Powerpack.......................... : 34
3: Connecting to MS-CHAP V2 VPN................................... : 22
4: Format Linux USB Hard Drive?................................... : 20
5: DHCP Problem........................................... ........ : 16
6: Default HP printer........................................... .. : 15
7: Need new newsgroup service - any suggestions?.................. : 15
8: Watchout for newer kernels run on Mandriva 2007.1.............. : 14
9: Computer won't turn off........................................ : 13
10: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 13
11: Creative WebCam Optia Under Mandriva 2007.1.................... : 12
12: Stopping emails from Cron...................................... : 11
13: Kmail password decoding........................................ : 11
14: Zapping a Drive............................................. ... : 11
15: shutdown fails to umount /usr 2008.0........................... : 10
16: Restricting Mandriva update applet............................. : 10
17: Scanner - HP Scanjet 3800...................................... : 8
18: Samba and Vista (yes I know!).................................. : 8
19: Getting Authinfo Server 502 error using Pan 0.132.............. : 8
20: How to get cron to delete a big logfile?....................... : 7

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Top 3 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 5
2: alt.os.linux.mandriva............................. ............ : 1
3: uk.comp.os.linux.................................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: Pan............................................... ............. : 10
2: KNode............................................. ............. : 10
3: G2................................................ ............. : 6
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 5
5: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11....................................... : 3
7: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 2
8: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 2
9: nn................................................ ............. : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: slrn.............................................. ........ : 39 (24%)
2: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 27 (16%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 26 (16%)
4: KNode............................................. ........ : 25 (15%)
5: Pan............................................... ........ : 20 (12%)
6: G2................................................ ........ : 9 ( 5%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 4 ( 2%)
8: nn................................................ ........ : 4 ( 2%)
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11.................................. : 3 ( 2%)
10: Outlook Express........................................... : 3 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 83
2: -0500.............................................. ............ : 36
3: -0600.............................................. ............ : 12
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 11
5: -0800 (PST)............................................. ....... : 9
6: -0800.............................................. ............ : 8
7: +1000............................................. ............. : 4
8: +1100............................................. ............. : 2

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