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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: 318 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Feb 15 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Feb 22 20:25:05 2008
Original articles: 37, replies: 281
Total size of posts: 898,598 bytes (877K) (0.86M)
Average 45 articles per day, 0.12 MB per day, 2,825 bytes per article
Total headers: 424 KB bodies: 453 KB
Body text - quoted: 164 KB, original: 247 KB = 60.03%, sigs: 40 KB
Total number of posters: 61, average 14,731 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 56, average 16,046 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 20

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 67
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 40
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 24
4: Whiskers ............................ : 20
5: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 17
6: Jim Beard ................................ : 13
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 11
8: Daniel ............................. : 10
9: David Mathog .............................. : 6
10: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 5
11: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 5
12: Iordani .................................. : 5
13: Unruh .............................. : 5
14: Alan Secker ............................... : 5
15: Eric .................................. : 5
16: Myke ................................ : 4
17: Wes Newell ....................... : 4
18: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 4
19: DaveM ......................................... : 3
20: chris gareau ........................................ : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 192
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 93
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 84
4: Whiskers ............................ : 63
5: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 45
6: Daniel ............................. : 42
7: Jim Beard ................................ : 40
8: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 36
9: dmathog@sbcglobal.net.......................................... : 21
10: Alan Secker ............................... : 18
11: David Mathog .............................. : 17
12: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
13: Eric .................................. : 11
14: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 11
15: Wes Newell ....................... : 10
16: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 10
17: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 9
18: Unruh .............................. : 9
19: Evil Bastard .......................... : 8
20: Iordani .................................. : 8

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Top 14 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: David Mathog .............................. : 89.61%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.73%
3: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 70.38%
4: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 70.18%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 63.09%
6: Jim Beard .............................. : 57.93%
7: Alan Secker ............................... : 55.73%
8: Daniel ............................. : 50.55%
9: Iordani .................................. : 50.02%
10: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 46.99%
11: Unruh .............................. : 46.67%
12: Whiskers ............................ : 46.54%
13: Jim Beard ................................ : 46.40%
14: Eric .................................. : 41.82%

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Bottom 14 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 38.59%
2: Eric .................................. : 41.82%
3: Jim Beard ................................ : 46.40%
4: Whiskers ............................ : 46.54%
5: Unruh .............................. : 46.67%
6: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 46.99%
7: Iordani .................................. : 50.02%
8: Daniel ............................. : 50.55%
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 55.73%
10: Jim Beard .............................. : 57.93%
11: Bit Twister ...................... : 63.09%
12: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 70.18%
13: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 70.38%
14: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.73%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: OpenDNS nameservers -- Opinions Sought......................... : 40
2: Got 2008.1, Installed, Now What?............................... : 25
3: Using PPP to dial-in to ISP.................................... : 23
4: 2008.0 on ECS AMD690GM-M2 motherboard - help!.................. : 16
5: Web Cam Sites and Linux........................................ : 15
6: Easy to use............................................... ..... : 15
7: I have screwed up my DNS service............................... : 14
8: Bluetooth dongle & Nokia 6300.................................. : 12
9: SASL(-1): generic failure: checkpass failed.................... : 9
10: Problem using GNOME apps in KDE................................ : 9
11: syslog.conf....................................... ............. : 8
12: [ OT ] OpenDNS nameservers -- Opinions Sought.................. : 8
13: Password problem - possible bug................................ : 7
14: FireFox Freezing, anyone having this problem?.................. : 7
15: Change properties for the root account......................... : 6
16: strange login............................................. ..... : 6
17: Help! Sudoers is locked and I can't get out/in................. : 6
18: Are you sure?............................................. ..... : 5
19: Discarding old kernels......................................... : 5
20: RAID-1 install on 2008.0....................................... : 5

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: OpenDNS nameservers -- Opinions Sought......................... : 135
2: Using PPP to dial-in to ISP.................................... : 90
3: Got 2008.1, Installed, Now What?............................... : 82
4: I have screwed up my DNS service............................... : 60
5: 2008.0 on ECS AMD690GM-M2 motherboard - help!.................. : 54
6: Bluetooth dongle & Nokia 6300.................................. : 36
7: Web Cam Sites and Linux........................................ : 33
8: [ OT ] OpenDNS nameservers -- Opinions Sought.................. : 31
9: Easy to use............................................... ..... : 29
10: SASL(-1): generic failure: checkpass failed.................... : 23
11: Problem using GNOME apps in KDE................................ : 20
12: syslog.conf....................................... ............. : 20
13: FireFox Freezing, anyone having this problem?.................. : 13
14: Password problem - possible bug................................ : 13
15: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 13
16: Help! Sudoers is locked and I can't get out/in................. : 11
17: Change properties for the root account......................... : 11
18: RAID-1 install on 2008.0....................................... : 11
19: strange login............................................. ..... : 11
20: RAID status using php.......................................... : 9

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Top 3 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 6
2: uk.comp.os.linux.................................. ............. : 2
3: uk.comp.os.uk..................................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 14
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 13
3: G2................................................ ............. : 5
4: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 5
5: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11....................................... : 3
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 2
8: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 2
9: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: slrn.............................................. ........ : 103 (32%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 41 (13%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 40 (13%)
4: KNode............................................. ........ : 36 (11%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 25 ( 8%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 20 ( 6%)
7: Xnews............................................. ........ : 18 ( 6%)
8: G2................................................ ........ : 10 ( 3%)
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11.................................. : 5 ( 2%)
10: nn................................................ ........ : 5 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 202
2: -0500.............................................. ............ : 44
3: -0600.............................................. ............ : 22
4: -0800.............................................. ............ : 15
5: +1100............................................. ............. : 15
6: +0100............................................. ............. : 10
7: -0800 (PST)............................................. ....... : 10

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